robbery Section

WARNING: Be careful with your phone/tech while at local coffee shops

WARNING: Be careful with your phone/tech while at local coffee shops

A resident is warning others about the dangers of phone and other tech-related thefts at local coffee shops:On Sunday (Feb. 17), while working in the White Center Starbucks on SW 100th Street and 16th... [Read more]

UPDATE: Car stolen in violent carjacking recovered from Bellevue crime spree

UPDATE: Car stolen in violent carjacking recovered from Bellevue crime spree

The Bellevue Police Department is reporting that they have recovered a Toyota RAV-4 vehicle – stolen from a Burien driveway during a violent carjacking on Sunday, Jan. 20 – during a violent crime spree... [Read more]

Major police response Sunday was for robbery at T-Mobile Store on 1st Ave S.

Major police response Sunday was for robbery at T-Mobile Store on 1st Ave S.

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that late Sunday afternoon, Nov. 25, there was a robbery at the T-Mobile store located at 14200 1st Ave South near Fred Meyer. Police say that two juveniles... [Read more]

Uncle Ike’s pot shop in White Center robbed by armed suspect Mon. morning

Uncle Ike’s pot shop in White Center robbed by armed suspect Mon. morning

From our sister site The White Center Blog: On Monday morning (July 30) at around 8 a.m., Uncle Ike’s cannabis shop located in the 9800 block of 15th Ave SW in White Center was robbed. Police say... [Read more]

Two robberies – by same suspects – hit Burien early Friday morning

Two robberies – by same suspects – hit Burien early Friday morning

The King County Sheriff’s Office says that there were two robberies by the same suspects early Friday morning (May 18) in Burien:~2:40 a.m.: S. 116th & Des Moines Memorial Drive S.: 4 African... [Read more]

Police seeking public’s help identifying suspect from Burien backpack robbery

Police seeking public’s help identifying suspect from Burien backpack robbery

Police are seeking the public’s help identifying a suspect and suspect vehicle from a robbery in Burien that happened to a 13-year old student on Wednesday, April 18. Police say that on Wednesday at... [Read more]

Gas station customer robbed by 3 teen girls armed with knives Tues. morning

Gas station customer robbed by 3 teen girls armed with knives Tues. morning

Story & Photos by Aaron Wells At approximately 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning (April 10), a customer at the 76 gas station located in the 14800 block of 1st Ave. S. in Burien reported to police that... [Read more]

Bank robbery suspect taken into custody after stand-off with police

Bank robbery suspect taken into custody after stand-off with police

Photos courtesy Aaron Wells A suspect in the robbery of a Key Bank in White Center barricaded himself inside an apartment in North Burien Thursday afternoon (March 22), according to the King County... [Read more]

Suspect arrested minutes after robbing Chase Bank in Burien Sat. morning

Suspect arrested minutes after robbing Chase Bank in Burien Sat. morning

Saturday morning (Mar. 3) shortly before 11 a.m., Burien Police / King County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a bank robbery suspect just minutes after he robbed the Chase Bank on SW 150th Street... [Read more]

Puyallup robbery suspects return rental car in Burien, get arrested

Puyallup robbery suspects return rental car in Burien, get arrested

On Tuesday (Dec. 19) the King County Sheriff’s Office/Burien Police Department helped Puyallup Police arrest three robbery suspects at a car rental company located at S. 140th an 1st Ave South in... [Read more]

Three Highline High School students robbed on campus Wednesday

Three Highline High School students robbed on campus Wednesday

Highline High School is reporting that on Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 8) at around 4 p.m., three students were robbed of cell phones and money on the southeast end of campus. Burien police responded and... [Read more]

Detectives seeking public’s help identifying White Center robbery suspects

Detectives seeking public’s help identifying White Center robbery suspects

From our sister site The White Center Blog: King County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying three men who robbed a man at gun point last month in White Center. Shortly... [Read more]

Three gun-toting suspects rob woman of purse in Burien Wednesday morning

Three gun-toting suspects rob woman of purse in Burien Wednesday morning

Burien Police/King County Sheriff’s Office reports that three suspects used a gun to rob a woman of her purse in the area of SW 142nd Street and 4th Ave SW (map below) just after 11 a.m. Wednesday... [Read more]

Police arrest 6 – including 4 teens – for robbery of 7-Eleven in Burien early Sun.

Police arrest 6 – including 4 teens – for robbery of 7-Eleven in Burien early Sun.

Photo courtesy Aaron Wells Photography. A robbery took place at the 7-Eleven in the 13400 block of 1st Ave South (map below) around 3:15 a.m. early Sunday morning, Sept. 10,. Police say that multiple suspects... [Read more]

Man robbed at gunpoint results in large police search in Burien Tuesday night

Man robbed at gunpoint results in large police search in Burien Tuesday night

The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a 21-year old local man was robbed at gunpoint around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday night (July 25) near Hazel Valley Elementary School in the 13100 block of... [Read more]