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Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log April 20-26.

April 20

Stolen vehicle: At about 5:10 p.m. near the 34900 block of Enchanted Parkway South, officers responded to reports of a stolen vehicle. The owner tracked her vehicle via GPS and officers were able to detain the passenger and she described the suspect. Officers located the suspect nearby and attempted to pursue on foot. The suspect ignored officer commands and at one point, opened the door of a vehicle in the Popeye’s drive-thru. As the suspect ran off again, officers tased the man and he was taken into custody.

April 21

Woman kidnapped, assaulted: At about 12:10 p.m. near 28th Avenue SW, a woman reported she was a victim of domestic abuse. Between April 18 and April 21, the woman reported she was taken from her residence against her will by a known suspect. The suspect then physically assaulted her, cut her with a knife, strangled her and forced her to have nonconsensual sex.

April 22

Home invasion: At about 1:53 a.m. near the 800 block of South 310th Place, officers responded to reports of a home invasion robbery involving a firearm. The suspect was gone on arrival. There are no witnesses and no one was injured.

Extended test drive: At about 11:19 a.m. near the 33000 block of Pacific Highway South, a man took a vehicle out for a test drive the day before and did not return. The manager of the business attempted to call the number provided by the suspect, but it was disconnected.

Multiple people shot at: At about 5:14 p.m. near the 31000 block of 28th Avenue South, multiple people reported being shot at in the parking lot by an unknown suspect in a vehicle. The suspect displayed gang signs to one of the people shortly before firing one shot at them. The suspect fled the scene. There were no injuries and no property damage reported.

April 23

Stabbing: At about 4:50 a.m. near the 900 block of SW Campus Drive, a neighbor called 911 to report they could hear a physical altercation in the unit above them. As officers arrived, they heard a man inside the unit yelling for help. Officers forced entry into the unit and found a son standing over his father who had multiple stab wounds.

April 24

Man assaulted at car wash: At about 12:52 a.m. near the 27600 block of Pacific Highway South, officers were dispatched to a car wash for reports of an armed robbery. They located a person with a head injury and multiple cuts. The person’s car and personal items were stolen, but the person could not remember what happened during the robbery. Surveillance footage shows the person was assaulted by several suspects and dragged to the corner of the car wash bay where the person then lost consciousness.

Woman arrested: At about 11:55 a.m. near the 32500 block of Pacific Highway South, a female suspect was arrested after slapping a Goodwill employee and fleeing the scene.

April 25

Attempted ATM theft: At about 1:50 a.m. near the 32000 block of Pacific Highway South, officers responded to an in-progress theft at a Chase Bank. Two suspects were driving a stolen truck and attempted to steal the ATM, but were unsuccessful.

Stolen tool: At about 3:30 p.m. near the 1700 block of South 352nd Street, an unknown man walked into the Home Depot store and stole a tool valued at about $300. The man left without paying for the item. When confronted by Loss Prevention, the man displayed a box cutter and stole the item by force. There were no injuries.

April 26

Patient assaults staff: At about 3 a.m. near the 34500 block of 9th Avenue South, officers responded to St. Francis Hospital after a patient assaulted multiple staff members. The patient was restrained prior to police arrival. The suspect was not taken into custody due to being a medical patient.

Man robbed: At about 2:56 p.m. near the 2000 block of South Commons, a person reported he was robbed by four men at gunpoint the night before. The robbery occurred in the parking lot near the Century Theatres. One of the suspects stole his wallet and damaged his cell phone.

The Federal Way Mirror police blotter is a sample of entries compiled from the Federal Way Police Department’s Public Information Officer log. For more information on our processes at the Mirror, email your questions to

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