White Center ‘Polite Robber’ Arrested; No Word Yet On If He Thanked Police
From our sister site The White Center Blog:
The King County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday (Feb. 7th) that the armed robber dubbed the “polite robber” by local media was arrested at his Top Hat home by detectives and the SWAT Team around 2pm.
“His demeanor at the time of arrest is unknown,” said Sgt. John Urquhart.
The arrest took place at a residence in the Top Hat neighborhood where the man was living. The location is not far from the Shell Station at 2805 SW Roxbury that he allegedly robbed on Saturday, February 5th about 11:20am. He was carrying what appeared to be a semi-automatic pistol during the robbery.
The video of the robbery, complete with sound, was released by the store owner has since “gone viral”:
The suspect was quickly identified from tips.
The man arrested is a convicted felon, including convictions for Forgery and Armed Robbery.
He is 65 years old.