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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, November 7, 2012

One arrested after armed robbery

One adult male was arrested Tuesday night within 30 minutes after he robbed the Crossroads Radio Shack at gunpoint.

The incident began at approximately 5:52 p.m. in the 1300 block of 156th Ave N.E. The witness stated the suspect displayed a black handgun and then fled out the back of the store with $286.00 in cash and approximately 15 smartphones.

A police perimeter was quickly established and a K-9 team was deployed. After a description of the suspect was dispatched to patrol units in the area, a motorcycle officer spotted an individual on a Metro bus at 148th and NE 8th that matched the description. The bus was stopped and the subject matching the robbery description was detained. During a search of the suspect a handgun was removed.

The male robbery suspect was positively identified. He was arrested and later booked into King County Jail for Robbery 1st Degree including a charge of a felon in possession of a firearm. The money and the stolen cell phones were recovered from the suspect’s backpack.

The detective assigned to the case obtained a confession from the suspect. No one was injured during this incident.

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