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Request for Assistance - Attempt to Identify Armed Robbery Suspect

January 3, 2011

For more information contact:
Detective Keyes, Investigations Unit, 425-430-7522
Terri Vickers, Public Information Officer, 425-430-7520

Renton Police are seeking help from the public to identify an armed robber. On December 6th at about 8:25 p.m., the suspect entered the Subway restaurant at 235 Rainier Avenue South, pulled a revolver from his waistband, and ordered the employee to open the cash register. The employee was unable to open the register, and the suspect removed cash from the tip jar before leaving.

Subway RobberySuspectThe suspect is described as a light skinned, possibly African American, male. He is between 6’00” and 6’02” with a thin build, and was last seen wearing a black beanie and a distinctive white jacket with dark patterned sleeves and dark stripes around the collar and wrists (see photo of jacket sleeve below).

This suspect may have been involved in four additional robberies in the south Puget Sound area; in two of those cases he was working with an accomplice. Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact Detective Keyes at 425-430-7522 reference case #10-13534. Information about the four additional cases is not available at this time.