Masked suspects rob woman, threaten to kill child | Federal Way Police Blotter

The following is a sample from the Federal Way police log July 27 to Aug. 1.

July 27

Child falls out of window: At about 2:57 a.m. near the 900 block of SW Campus Drive, officers and firefighters responded to reports of a child falling out of a second-story window. The child had no visible injuries and x-rays later showed the child was not injured at all. The child reportedly walked up to an open window and leaned up against the screen, which caused the screen to pop out of place. There were no concerns for the child’s welfare inside the home.

Fireworks thrown: At about 6:05 p.m. near the 4200 block of South 326th Place, a woman was walking her dog when a group of kids set off fireworks nearby. When the woman told the kids to stop, fireworks were thrown at her. She was not struck. Officers arrived and spoke to the kids, who admitted to the fireworks but said the fireworks landing near the woman was incidental. The woman did not press charges.

July 29

Man struck with pole: At about 4:42 p.m. near the 35000 block of 12th Avenue SW, a woman called 911 and said that a friend of her boyfriend entered their home. Once inside, the boyfriend’s friend struck the boyfriend in the head with a metal pole causing a laceration. The boyfriend dropped keys to an uninvolved roommates vehicle and that friend fled in the roommate’s vehicle.

Robbed at gunpoint: At about 8:02 p.m. near the 30600 block of Pacific Highway South, a woman called 911 to report she was robbed in the parking lot of her apartment complex. Two masked suspects confronted her in front of her car, then pistol-whipped her and pointed a gun at her child. The suspects threatened to kill her child unless the woman gave over her belongings. The suspects stole the woman’s purse and fled. They were not located.

July 30

Crashed into tree: At about 4:55 a.m. near the 30600 block of Pacific Highway South, officers responded to a vehicle crashing into a tree. The driver was found nearby and arrested for DUI, but later released from custody after a witness did not provide a statement. A loaded handgun was found nearby and booked as evidence.

Stopped at bus stop: At about 8:15 p.m. near 16th Avenue South and South 347th Place, a person at a bus stop was approached by an unknown suspect. The suspect told the person to give him a blue pill and flashed a black gun that was tucked into his waistband. The person gave the suspect cash and fled. The suspect has not been identified.

Aug. 1

Impersonator: At about 1:20 a.m. near the 1400 block of South 348th Street, an employee called 911 after a suspect who identified himself as a Washington State Patrol trooper called her and said she had warrants. The suspect demanded the employee pay $600 or else an officer would place her under arrest. The employee did not pay, hung up and reported it to police.

Accidental gunshot wound: At about 5:15 a.m. near the 33200 block of Pacific Highway South, a man was wounded after an accidental discharge of a firearm. The man was transported to the hospital by a friend.

Restaurant burglarized: At about 1:52 p.m. near the 31500 block of Pete von Reichbauer Way South, a suspect unlawfully entered a BBQ chicken restaurant and stole approximately $15,000. The suspect was not located.

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