Police blotter Week of 6-16-2014

By Tim Clifford

Thwarted robbery in store
On Sunday June 8th a robbery was interrupted while in progress just before 7 p.m. on the 4700 block of 42 Ave. S.W. The victim, an assistant manager to the business that was being robbed called police after he saw the suspect cutting security wires off of electronics in one aisle with a razor blade. The suspect was described as a black male in his mid 30’s with a medium build and wearing a black t-shirt, dirty blue knee length jean shorts and socks.

When the victim approached the suspect and told him to stop and to return the items that he had already stuffed into a bag nearby the suspect refused. The victim managed to get a hold of the bag on the ground at the same time that the suspect latched onto it. The suspect and victim began a “tug of war” over the bag. The bag eventually ripped at which point the victim attempted to detain the suspect in the aisle. A short scuffle began and the suspect managed to get free and run away.

The suspect left behind a number of items in his mad dash to escape including a bag full of personal items, the razor blade, and his sandals. The victim did not have any serious injuries from the attempted detainment, only a split lip. No identifying items were found in the bag and the suspect remains unknown at this time.

Stabbing on Alki
Early in the morning, around 4 a.m. on the 2700 block of Alki Ave. S.W. a man was stabbed four times with a broken beer bottle. According to the victim he was walking alone when a group of men began approached him. While this victim was talking with the group one the men became very “hostile” towards the victim and a fight of some sort broke out between the victim and this group.

During this fight the “hostile” suspect in the group broke a beer bottle and stabbed the victim four times in the forearm. The victim managed to break away from this altercation and drove himself to Highline Medical Center where he reported the incident to police from. The victim was unable to provide any solid information regarding the appearance of the suspects. An actual crime scene could not be established on the block where the incident occurred. The suspect and his friends remain at large.

Crimes reported between June 5 and June 12

Burglaries by block: 3700 block of 39 Ave. S.W., 8100 block of 10 Ave. S.W., 8800 block of 10 Ave. S.W., 9000 block of 20 Ave. S.W., 10000 block of Marine View Dr. S.W.

Car prowls by block: 2700 block of Alki Ave. S.W., 2800 block of Alki Ave. S.W., 3200 block of Alki Ave. S.W., 2400 block of S.W. Holden St., 7900 block of 27 Ave. S.W., 1600 block of S.W. Holden St., 8000 block of Fauntleroy WY. S.W.

Car thefts by block: 3000 block of S.W. Bradford St., 3800 block of W. Marginal WY. S.W., 3000 block of S.W. Avalon WY, 4800 block of 45 Ave. S.W., 4800 block of S.W. Findlay St., 7000 block of Murray Ave. S.W., 6900 block of 37 Ave. S.W., 6900 block of Delridge WY S.W., 2300 block of S.W. Myrtle St., 7700 block of 45 Ave. S.W., 7700 block of 10 Ave. S.W., 8100 block of Delridge WY S.W., 8800 block of Delridge WY S.W., 800 block of S.W. Trenton St., S.W. Henderson St./ Delridge WY S.W., 9200 block of 12 Ave. S.W., 9200 block of 17 Ave. S.W. (2 reported), 9400 block of 27 Ave. S.W., 3700 block S.W. Barton St.

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