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Robbery suspects hit victim in head with handgun | Federal Way Police Blotter
Story-telling thief: At 2:35 a.m. on Jan. 12 in the 30000 block of 13th Place S., the victim reported that the suspect knocked on their door and expressed concerns about an alleged burglary in the area. During the conversation, the suspect also told the victim that the victim’s dogs had upended some garbage cans in the vicinity. The victim went to investigate the garbage can claim, at which time the suspect stole the victim’s purse from the victim’s residence.
License plate stolen: At 10:13 a.m. on Jan. 12 in the 27000 block of Pacific Highway S., the victim reported that unknown suspects stole the rear license plate from their vehicle.
Counterfeit $100 bills: At 12:37 p.m. on Jan. 12 in the 1900 block of S. Commons, two suspects were arrested for attempting to pass off counterfeit $100 bills in two different locations. A search of the subjects resulted in further counterfeit bills being discovered.
Fight: At 8:02 p.m. on Jan. 12 in the 2500 block of SW 334th St., police responded to calls regarding a fight between two men. Upon arrival, only one of the men involved was located. According to the report, that man was knocked unconscious and suffered visible injuries to his head/face. The report notes the man was uncooperative with police and would not provide any information on his assailant.
Fight leads to arrests: At 12:21 a.m. on Jan. 11 in the 2600 block of 288th St., police responded to reports of a fight. Upon arrival, police contacted several people still in the vicinity. One of the people police contacted gave a false name to police. The false name the person gave came back with warrants, so police placed the person under arrest. The person eventually admitted to giving the incorrect name, at which time police learned the person also had active warrants. The person was kept under arrest.
Shoplifter caught: At 10:33 a.m. on Jan. 11 in the 31000 block of Pacific Highway S., a man was arrested for attempting to shoplift $100 in shrimp from a grocery store.
Man brandishes gun: At 2:48 p.m. on Jan. 11 in the 35000 block of Enchanted Parkway, a man was arrested for an unlawful display of a firearm. According to the report, the man’s girlfriend was involved in a minor pedestrian/driver incident in the parking lot of the store. The suspect brandished his firearm after the incident, in an attempt to intimidate the driver who was in the incident with his girlfriend.
Recovered car offers up stolen mail: At 7 a.m. on Jan. 10 in the 27000 block of Pacific Highway S., police discovered an unattended car in a parking lot. A check of the car’s plates revealed the vehicle was stolen. According to the report, an examination of the car revealed what was believed to be stolen mail in the car’s trunk. The report notes the mail belonged to 24 separate individuals.
More counterfeit bills: At 9:43 a.m. on Jan. 10 in the 27000 block of Pacific Highway S., an employee reported that an unknown suspect had attempted to pass off two separate counterfeit $50 bills in an attempt to pay for their meal. The report notes the suspect had left the area by the time of police arrival.
Forged check: At 1:04 p.m. on Jan. 10 in the 1400 block of S. 312th St., a man attempted to cash a forged check in a bank branch. According to the report, the man left behind his valid ID card at the bank.
Robbery with firearm: At 1:35 a.m. on Jan. 6 in the 2400 block of S. 315 Lane, a police officer was dispatched to a residence for a robbery. Three unknown subjects hit the victim in the head with a handgun. They also stole cash, office supplies, a cell phone and other items. Police said the victim’s injuries were not life threatening and the investigation is ongoing.
Assault with a knife: At 2:05 a.m. on Jan. 6 in the 31000 block of First Ave. S. A man called police to report that his girlfriend held a knife to his throat and threatened to kill him. The woman was contacted at their apartment, arrested without incident for first-degree assault and transported to the SCORE jail. The children inside the residence were unharmed.
Chased from bus stop: At 11:18 a.m. on Jan. 6 in the 2100 block of SW 336th St. Police were called to a domestic dispute between a male and female. Police located the male inside the bank and arrested him for a misdemeanor warrant from the King County Sheriff’s Office. The female told police that three subjects she had never met before chased her from a bus stop to the bank.