West Seattle Crime Watch: Alki car break-in; Highland Park brawl

Two West Seattle Crime Watch notes today – the first, a reader report from Daniel:

This morning between midnight and 8 am, someone broke into my car and stole my briefcase that was sitting in the back seat. The cross streets I live near are 63rd Ave. SW and Admiral. I wanted to let you know just in case if anyone heard or saw anything suspicious. … Attached is a photo of the damage.

Also – after Lauren e-mailed us to ask about “heavy police presence” and medic crews at 16th/Trenton early this morning, we checked with SPD, and though it doesn’t appear to have been a big incident, in case you saw/heard it and wondered, here’s what police say: Officer Renée Witt in SPD media relations explains that it was a fight that started with an “unwanted guest” getting kicked out of a party around 5:30 am. Two men got into a fight; one got hit and fell down in the road at that intersection, and that’s where authorities came in. The victim was 20 and suffered only a “small cut above the right eye.”

4 Replies to "West Seattle Crime Watch: Alki car break-in; Highland Park brawl"

  • JanS March 23, 2012 (1:45 pm)

    5:30am? that must have been some party..

  • KD March 23, 2012 (2:50 pm)

    Maybe they got the first tastings of the Hi Yu Bru !!

  • Chris March 23, 2012 (4:52 pm)

    That’s really close to me. Glad I slept through it

  • Nate Grey March 26, 2012 (3:39 pm)

    There is an apartment on 60th that has parties nearly 7 days a week. Cops never come. Smh

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