Walgreens Pharmacy in Burien robbed Monday night; two suspects arrested
The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that the Walgreens Pharmacy located at SW 148th and Ambaum (map below) was robbed Monday night, April 10.
Police say they received a 9-1-1 call at about 10:30 p.m. and responded.
There were four suspects, and at least two of them had jumped the pharmacy counter and ordered an employee to open the safe.
One deputy was at a nearby intersection when the call came out, then pulled up just north of the front doors as the suspects started running out of the business. The deputy was able to detain one of the suspects as the others ran.
More deputies arrived, and a short time later another officer found a car parked behind the business with another suspect hiding inside.
Both were arrested and the search continued for the others using K-9 but they were not found.
Drugs stolen in the robbery were recovered.
It is unknown at this time if the suspects were armed.
No description was given of the two suspects who escaped.
“Sound like GREAT teamwork by all our deputies and a little luck for the one deputy being right at the intersection while the robbery was in progress!” Sgt. Cindi West told The B-Town Blog.