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SWAT team captures robbery suspect in Lake Forest Park home

Updated: Jan 31, 2023

SWAT team surrounded a home in Lake Forest Park to apprehend a robbery suspect. – Photo credit KOMO News

Just after 3:20PM Jan. 19, 2023, a Lake Forest Park Police Department patrol sergeant identified a known subject wanted person for robbery out of Snohomish County. In addition, the subject had multiple arrest warrants.

The subject ran from the sergeant when contacted and a foot pursuit ensued. The subject fled on foot into an occupied residence in the 17500 block of Ballinger Way NE. The resident was able to safely exit as the suspect hid in the home. Security camera footage from the victim's residence showed the subject entering the residence and the subject barricaded himself inside.

A King County Superior Court judge approved a search warrant to enter the residence and arrest the subject. A SWAT team and negotiators took over tactical command of the incident which resulted in safely and peacefully resolving the situation and apprehending the subject who faces multiple charges.

Source: Lake Forest Park Town Crier

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