UW Alert Blog

November 10, 2021

UW Alert Seattle: Police activity north of campus

UPDATE at 10:50 a.m.: Seattle Police have opened all roads near the site of this morning’s incident (17th Ave. NE between NE 47th St. and NE 50th St.) following their investigation.

UPDATE at 6:47 a.m.: Seattle Police have a suspect in custody without incident after an earlier carjacking that occurred in Seattle’s Madison Valley neighborhood. Police took the suspect into custody after surrounding the suspect’s vehicle on 17th Ave. NE between NE 47th St. and NE 50th St. The scene is now secure. Traffic closures may persist; please avoid the area.

UPDATE at 6:30 a.m.: Seattle Police have located a suspect in an earlier carjacking incident that occurred in Seattle’s Madison Valley neighborhood and have surrounded the suspect’s vehicle on 17th Ave. NE between NE 47th St. and NE 50th St. Traffic is blocked in the area. Please avoid the area.

ORIGINAL POST at 6:27 a.m.: Seattle Police investigation at 17th Ave NE between NE 47th St. and NE 50th St. Avoid the area.