A man was robbed at gunpoint near 10th and Madison Thursday afternoon in a drug deal gone bad, according to a bulletin sent out to the Seattle University campus.
The bulletin says two students witnessed the hold-up just after 2:30 PM and that the getaway car — a blue Ford Taurus — was found by police a half-mile from Seattle U a short time later.
Approximately 15 minutes ago Seattle Police responded to a reported Armed Robbery at 10th and Madison. Public Safety was monitoring the response from Seattle Police and moved into the area. Apparently the two suspects fled the area in a blue colored Ford Taurus which minutes ago was found a half a mile from campus. Two Seattle University students were witnesses to the Armed Robbery and have confirmed to Seattle Police that the two suspects had a handgun. The suspects and victim had made arrangements online to exchange money for controlled substances. The victim lost his controlled substances and cell phone.