Police searching for truckjacker in West Seattle robbery

Seattle Police are looking for a suspect who stole a silver 1993 Ford F150 truck from a man in West Seattle in the early morning hours of Jan. 29. The incident occurred near the intersection of 28th Ave. S.W. and S.W. Nevada, near the golf course.

Here are the specifics from SPD's Blotter:

Carjacking near West Seattle Golf Course last night

Police are searching for an armed suspect who stole the victim’s truck at gunpoint early this morning in the North Delridge neighborhood.

Just before 2:00 am, officers responded to the the area of 28th Avenue SW and SW Nevada Street for a report of an armed carjacking/robbery. Officers contacted the victim who told them that he was parking his 1993 Ford F150 truck on the west side of 28th, just north of SW Nevada. He stated that he had just parked his truck and was walking away when he was approached by an unknown suspect. The suspect was armed with a silver handgun and pointed it at the victim, demanding that he hand over his personal property.

The suspect took the victim’s wallet, cell phone and truck keys. He then took the victim’s truck, last seen driving eastbound on SW Nevada. Officers conducted an area search, as well as alerting King County Sheriff’s Office and Washington State Patrol. Despite the area search, the truck or suspect was not located.

The victim’s truck is described as a silver 1993 Ford F150 pickup truck with extended cab. The suspect is described as a white male, 30′s, 5’8″ tall, wearing a black t-shirt and a black knit cap. The victim was not injured during this encounter. Detectives will be handling the follow up investigation.

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