• Two arrested in North Seattle armed robbery; Police searching for third suspect

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff


    SEATTLE - Detectives with the Seattle Police Department arrested two suspects, and are searching for a third, in connection with an armed robbery in North Seattle on Saturday. 

    Officials said two masked men robbed a clerk at a store located at North 140th Street and Aurora Avenue around 9 p.m. 

    One of the men was armed with a handgun, and the pair left with cash, cigarettes and cigars, police said. 

    A woman was waiting in a car parked nearby and the three left the scene before police arrived. 

    Detectives began their investigation but could not locate the suspects and/or the car. 

    The next day, police obtained additional surveillance video of the robbery and located the suspect vehicle parked nearby. 

    Detectives said they later saw a woman get in the car and drive away. 

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    “Detectives followed the suspect car until it reached Shoreline, and patrol officers stopped the suspect and took the 30-year-old female into custody.  Detectives interviewed her, and she admitted her involvement and named one of the other suspects as her brother,” police wrote in a blotter post

    Police then contacted the brother, a 17-year-old, by phone and convinced him to turn himself in. 

    He was booked into the Youth Services Center, officials said. 

    Detectives said they are still working to locate the third suspect. 

    He is described as a male in his late teens to early 20s, with a stocky build, and was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black sweatpants, blue shorts, a black backpack and gray and white gloves. 

    Anyone with information on the robbery and/or the third suspect is asked to contact Detective Magan of the Seattle Police Department’s Robbery Unit at (206) 684-5540. 

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