Police are seeking the public’s help identifying a suspect and suspect vehicle from a robbery in Burien that happened to a 13-year old student on Wednesday, April 18.
Police say that on Wednesday at 2:53 p.m. an armed robbery occurred in Burien near the 15800 block of 1st Ave S.:
- Suspect 1 ran up to the 13-year-old victim with a handgun and demanded the victim’s backpack.
- The victim fought back and a shot was fired during the struggle. No one was hit.
- Suspect 2 went over to assist Suspect 1.
- The suspects eventually got the backpack and fled in a Suzuki SX4. There was a third person involved who drove the vehicle.
King County Major Crimes Detectives need the public’s help to identify the suspects in this incident. The sketch below is of Suspect #1, who drew the weapon and struggled with the victim.
There is no sketch of suspect #2.
Regarding the suspect Vehicle, the surveillance photos below are of the actual suspect vehicle driving away from the robbery scene:
The other photo is a stock photo to better represent what the vehicle looks like:
Suspect 1 (drawing below):
- Late Teens
- Samoan or S.E. Asian
- 2-3 inch curly black hair
- Red Jacket
- Blue Jeans
- White Shoes
Suspect 2 (No Drawing):
- 40-50 years old
- Black Male
- Black Jacket
If anyone has any information on the suspect or the vehicle please call KCSO at 206/296-3311.