The Seattle Times Company

NWjobs | NWautos | NWhomes | NWsource | Free Classifieds |

Local News

Our network sites | Advanced

The Blotter

The Times' criminal justice team looks behind the scenes and behind the headlines.

May 23, 2009 at 6:49 AM

Comments (0)     E-mail E-mail article      Print Print      Share Share

Bicyclist attacked and robbed in downtown Seattle

Posted by John de Leon

Two people were arrested early this morning after they allegedly attacked and robbed a bicyclist at Third Avenue and Pike Street.

At 1:47 a.m., the bicyclist was taunted and then assaulted by a group of males and females at Third and Pike, according to Seattle police. The assailants took the man's bicycle and helmet. A passerby was able to retrieve the bike and return it to the victim.

When the victim approached the group of thugs and asked for his helmet back, one of them pulled out a stun gun and threatened the victim. Police stopped the group of suspects at First Avenue and Pine Street. Two were positively identified, although more were involved. Officers recovered two stun guns.

Two males -- a juvenile and an adult -- were arrested for investigation of robbery.

Copyright © 2009 The Seattle Times Company

E-mail E-mail article      Print Print      Share Share

No comments have been posted to this article.

Recent entries

Jan 4, 12 - 10:10 AM
New poll shows voters split on legalizing marijuana




Browse the archives

May 2009

April 2009

March 2009

February 2009

January 2009

December 2008