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Woman robbed after Tinder date at Steel Lake Park | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log Aug. 10-16.

Aug. 10

Shooting victim: At about 3:24 a.m. near the 29800 block of Pacific Highway South, an unidentified man arrived at Harborview Medical Center with a gunshot wound to his leg. The man was allegedly shot in Federal Way. The man was uncooperative and did not provide information about the incident.

Boba store burglary: At about noon near the 1900 block of S. Commons, it was reported that sometime overnight, an unknown suspect accessed the Boba Smoothies shop and stole $750 from the register. The suspect was captured on surveillance footage, but was wearing gloves and face coverings. No other suspect or witness information is available.

Stolen Amazon package: At about 7:23 p.m. near the 31200 block of 47th Place SW, an 8-year-old boy stole an Amazon package from a neighbor. The package was later returned after police contacted his mother.

Motorcycle crash: At about 7:59 p.m. near the 29100 block of 23rd Place South, a suspect drove his off-road motorcycle on the streets in his neighborhood and crashed into a legally parked van. The suspect was knocked out and transported to the hospital. The suspect did not have identification or a driver’s license and provided multiple names to police.

Aug. 11

Serial slapper returns: At about 11:17 a.m. near the 1758 block of S. 320th Street, a woman was assaulted as she was getting into her vehicle. The suspect approached the woman, hit her on her buttocks and fled the area on foot. Suspect was captured on surveillance footage.

Aug. 12

Man urinates on bus stop: At about 9:35 a.m. near the 33200 block of Pacific Highway South, a man was seen urinating on a bus stop and continued to urinate as an officer approached him. The man refused to provide any identification. The man was arrested for unlawful bus conduct and was booked into jail on a confirmed domestic violence warrant.

Tinder date gone wrong: At about 10:52 a.m. near the 2400 block of S. 312th Street, a victim met a man for a Tinder date at Steel Lake Park the previous night. After their meeting, the victim said the man grabbed her purse and stole several cards. A brief struggle ensued over the items and then the man left.

Shooting victim: At about 11:15 p.m. near the 2100 SW 352nd Street, officers responded to a shooting at the Union Apartments. About 20 minutes after the original call, a man with a gunshot wound was found nearby at the Align Apartments, 35434 25th Ave. SW. The male was transported to Harborview Medical Center in stable condition with gunshot wounds to his leg and buttocks. Police said very limited and conflicting information was given by witnesses and the victim. Detectives are continuing the investigation.

Aug. 13

Woman with knife: At about 1:27 p.m. near the 31100 block of Pacific Highway South, police responded to a woman making threats outside of a business. The woman had a knife in her hand and was pounding on the window. The woman then advanced toward an occupied vehicle and caused damage with her knife. Police arrested the woman.

Aug. 14

Illegal discharge: At about 12:19 a.m. near the 2400 block of SW 333rd Street, officers responded to reports of an illegal discharge. On the scene, officers could not locate any victims or witnesses, but did find five shell casings in the area.

Overdose at the spa: At about 2:17 p.m. near the 32500 block of Pacific Highway South, officers responded to the Elliot Bay Sauna and Hot Tub business for reports of two men overdosing in one of the rooms. Police found two men — one unconscious and one conscious but unresponsive — inside one of the rooms surrounded by drugs and drug paraphernalia. Multiple baggies of heroin and crystal meth were found in the room. The men gained consciousness and denied medical help, and also refused to identify themselves. Officers were unable to compel them to provide their information for a drug warning. Drugs were booked for destruction.

Shoplifter threats: At about 8:21 p.m. near the 31000 block of Pacific Highway South, a female subject threatened the life of a store employee with a box cutter and a kitchen knife when the employee attempted to detain her for shoplifting.

Aug. 15

Arson: At about 5:36 p.m. near the 1900 block of S. 314th Street, officers and South King Fire crews responded to the Walmart store for a fire. The fire was later determined to be arson.

Aug. 16

Armed carjacking: At about 10:07 p.m. near the 27900 block of Pacific Highway South, officers responded to a reported carjacking. Probable cause was established for two male suspects that stole the reporting party’s car with use of a firearm.

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