UW Alert Blog

April 19, 2021

UW Alert Seattle: Reported armed robbery near U Village

UPDATE at 9:45pm: Police investigation of the reported armed robbery near U Village continues. The scene is cleared. More information will be provided here if it becomes available.

ORIGINAL POST: Reported armed robbery at a business on NE 45th St, immediately southeast of U Village around 9pm. Seattle police are searching the area. Avoid if possible. Suspect described as a man wearing all black clothing and a skeleton face mask. Reportedly displayed a short-barrel rifle. More information will be provided here as it becomes available.

Anyone with information about the incident can contact SPD’s non-emergency phone line at 206-625-5011.