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Patrick Robinson (inset courtesy of Washington's Most Wanted)
Accused car thief Nick Broughton was the subject of a police search in West Seattle on Aug. 31. He was not caught but his girlfriend was. Broughton has a $50,000 dollar warrant for his arrest for stolen vehicles and identity theft. He also has a $5,000 misdemeanor warrant in Tukwila. He is believed to be armed with a handgun.

A top twelve car thief eludes police in West Seattle: His girlfriend was caught

Our news partner Q13Fox News and David Rose, host of Washington's Most Wanted shared this crime note from last night.

One of the top twelve wanted car thieves in Seattle barely escaped police last night and showed he's no gentleman in his frantic getaway. Seattle Police spotted accused car thief Nick Broughton with the love of his life, Jennifer Lasky, in West Seattle late last night driving a Kia Sportage.

When they tried to pull him over, officers on the Southwest Anti-Crime Team say he ran and was able to avoid being tazed. A K-9 team was called in but couldn't find Broughton.

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