News Blog for Seattle's Wedgwood and View Ridge Neighborhoods

 

Home invasion robbery reported in View Ridge this morning

April 12th, 2013 by Support Staff

Update 2 p.m.: Seattle police have updated information here. Among the items stolen were marijuana plants.

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Key Bank robber arrested 18 minutes later

April 3rd, 2013 by Support Staff

From Seattle Police just before noon:

A man suspected of robbing a Wedgwood bank at gunpoint Wednesday morning wasn

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Medical and memorial funds created for Wedgwood victims

March 27th, 2013 by Support Staff

Both medical and memorial funds have been created for the victims and survivors of Monday’s tragic event near Eckstein Middle School.

And memorial flowers are being placed one block east of the school on Northeast 75th Street, at the intersection where two people were killed in a car accident that left two others – a mother and her 10-day-old child – in critical condition.

The memorial funds – three in call – were established by the Wedgwood Community Council and friends of the family.

The Wedgwood Community Council has established two funds at the Homestreet Bank

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Suspect in six attacks has record, remains jailed

March 1st, 2013 by Support Staff

The 27-year-old suspect in a string of six attacks near here remains jailed on $250,000 bail, the King County Prosecutor

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Robber armed with knife in custody after new attack

February 26th, 2013 by Support Staff

Police arrested an armed robber this afternoon after he attacked a woman on Roosevelt Way Northeast at Northeast 71st Street.

Update: From a Seattle Police news release:

Police arrested a man armed with a knife in Roosevelt Tuesday afternoon after he stole a woman

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Third armed robbery at knife-point reported nearby

February 23rd, 2013 by Support Staff

A purse-snatcher armed with a silver knife attacked a woman walking on Roosevelt Way Northeast on Friday afternoon, police report. It was the third such incident reported nearby so far this month.

We reported earlier on the previous two attacks.

About Friday

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Two assaults reported nearby, both involving a knife

February 21st, 2013 by Support Staff

Police are searching for an armed

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Wedgwood Key Bank robbed this morning

February 7th, 2013 by Support Staff

Police say the Key Bank in Wedgwood was robbed about a half-hour ago.

Here’s their report:

A lone male robbed the Key Bank in the 7300 Block of 35th Avenue NE on Thursday morning, around 10:45 am.

The suspect is described as an unknown race male, approximately 5

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Man stabbed in View Ridge this morning – he's OK

December 7th, 2012 by Support Staff

Seattle police report that a robbery victim was left with a minor stab wound after he got off a bus nearNortheast

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Repeat bank robber pulls gun on woman, son in Wedgwood

November 29th, 2012 by Support Staff

Seattle Police this afternoon said a repeat bank robbery suspect pulled a handgun on a mother and her 11-year-old son at the U.S. Bank in Wedgwood.

“He told the woman to hand over her wallet. The suspect then walked up to a bank teller, demanded money, and fled the the bank,” police said.

The armed robbery occurred just before 6 p.m. Wednesday at the bank, N.E. 87th Street and 35th Avenue Northeast, police said, adding the man is also a suspect in several recent robberies at banks in Seattle and Bellevue.

He is described as a white male, 6-foot-1, 170 pounds, wearing a black rain jacket, black hood and a ski mask.

“If you recognize the suspect, or have any information that might help police catch him, please contact the Robbery Unit at (206) 684-5540.”

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