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Robbery of UW student triggers campus alert

September 29th, 2010 · No Comments

UW Police sent out this alert around 3:30pm today after a robbery at 19th Ave NE and NE 47th.

On September 29th, at approximately 1:20 p.m., Seattle Police North Precinct officers and UW Police officers responded to a call of a reported armed robbery in the area of 19th Avenue N.E. and N.E. 47th Street. The victim, a male UW student, reported that the suspect, described as an Asian male in his 20’s, stocky build, shaved head, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black athletic shorts and a gold cross around neck, was possibly armed with a handgun. The suspect was last reported running southbound from the area. An area search was conducted by officers, but the suspect was not found.

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