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King County Sheriff
Interim Sheriff Cole-Tindall



Detectives seek robbery suspect
(SeaTac) Detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who robbed a woman at gunpoint last Monday night in SeaTac. The woman was in her parked car when the suspect approached her, pulled a gun and demanded her “stuff.” The suspect took an I-phone from her and fled the scene in a vehicle. (C17012597)


Sound of baby crying leads to dump truck search- No baby found
King County Sheriff’s deputies and Eastside Fire and Rescue spent part of the day searching a dump trailer for a baby after a citizen thought she heard the sound of a baby crying coming from a dump truck. (C17013157)


Sexual assault investigation leads to daycare
(Shoreline) King County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a sexual assault that was reported to have occurred to a 5 year old a girl at a daycare in Shoreline. (C17012629)


Detectives seek assault victims
(White Center) King County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking female victims of unreported or unsolved assault cases similar to the one listed below.(C17010576)


Man shot in face by roommate
(Burien) a 58 year old Burien man has been arrested for shooting his roommate early this morning at a house in the 13000 block of Occidental Ave S. The victim, a 38 year old man, was taken to Harborview with at least one gunshot wound to the head. (C17011308)


Child injured in fall from window
(SeaTac) a 3 year old boy fell from a second story window at a motel in SeaTac this morning. The child hit an awning which slowed him down prior to landing on the concrete surface below. He received minor injuries but was taken to Harborview by Medic 1 as a precaution. (C17012494)


Woman assaulted in White Center
(White Center) a 55 year old woman was severely beaten in White Center early Thursday morning. She was taken to Harborview with critical injuries. Police arrested a 21 year old man in connection with the assault.


Family offers reward for information in murder case
(Burien)-Family members of murder victim Timothy Hovey are offering $10,000 for information that will lead to an arrest and conviction of a suspect in the case. Hovey, 27, was shot on September 4th after he walked away from a party at a house in the area of S128th St and 22nd Ave S. (Case#C16045227)