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- Campus stick-up: A Seattle University student told campus police he was robbed at gunpoint early Sunday morning in the middle of campus. Seattle Police were called to the scene near the Cisco Morris Biodiversity Garden by school security just after the 3:30 AM incident in which the adult student said he was held up by a male with a pistol. The suspect was described as a male with a dark complexion, around 5’10” with a thin build, and wearing a dark hoodie. Police detained one person near the robbery scene but he was released after the victim said he was not the suspect. The victim was not seriously injured in the incident.
First Hill ambulance collision: The driver of a vehicle that struck an ambulance crossing the intersection of Boren and James Saturday had to rescued in an extrication response by Seattle Fire. According to SFD, the driver suffered serious injuries but was transported to nearby Harborview in stable condition following the 5:30 PM collision. Seattle Fire says the person being transported by the private ambulance did not suffer additional injuries in the crash and the three-person crew in the vehicle also escaped serious injury. The intersection was closed during the response and Seattle Police investigation. According to SPD records, police conducted a DUI investigation at the scene. UPDATE: Police say the driver was not booked due to her hospitalization, but she was cited for DUI and failing to yield to an emergency vehicle.
- 7-11 auto theft bust: Suspected car thieves who made a stop at the 15th Ave 7-11 were surprised by a rush of Seattle Police Sunday afternoon. According to East Precinct radio reports, an officer spotted a possible stolen vehicle occupied by three people headed east on John from Broadway. Police followed the Jetta to 15th Ave where the car pulled into the parking lot at the 7-11. Multiple SPD vehicles arrived at the scene and the suspects were taken into custody without incident.
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