WEST SEATTLE CRIME WATCH: Police searching for suspected burglar in Arbor Heights

3:57 PM: If you’re noticing the police response in Arbor Heights right now – they’re searching for a suspected burglar. Seattle Police tell us the break-in was reported by someone who was home at the time in the 10500 block of 39th SW. A preliminary description distributed via radio communication was that of a man in his 30s, possibly “Hispanic or Samoan,” about 250 pounds, red short-sleeved T-shirt, black knit cap, dark jeans, boots, tattoo on his left forearm, possibly headed east to 35th and then north. Call 911 if you think you have any helpful information.

4:16 PM: They’re still searching – no additional information.

12 Replies to "WEST SEATTLE CRIME WATCH: Police searching for suspected burglar in Arbor Heights"

  • Alki Resident September 25, 2017 (4:40 pm)

    How can you head east to 35th if you’re on 30th?

    • WSB September 25, 2017 (4:52 pm)

      Sorry, typo, burglary was on 39th, I mistyped it as 30th, fixed.

      • Sam-c September 25, 2017 (7:32 pm)

        Thanks for clarifying. I was wondering too

  • Alki Resident September 25, 2017 (5:00 pm)

    39th? Oh no, thank you. 

  • A L T September 25, 2017 (6:50 pm)

    Is there a vehicle description or were they on foot?

    • WSB September 25, 2017 (7:01 pm)

      No vehicle seen that we heard of…

  • Lonjina September 25, 2017 (7:07 pm)

    This was our lovely neighbor.  She chased him down the road yelling for everyone around to take pictures and call 911. It was the end of the school day, by Arbor Heights Elem. Here’s a good one shot someone got…

  • Walking? September 25, 2017 (7:25 pm)

    Nice pucture- that guy doesn’t look to be moving too quickly. They’ll catch him soon, I bet! 

    • Laura September 26, 2017 (12:45 pm)

      haha! legit point!

  • anonyme September 26, 2017 (7:08 am)

    Great photo, very helpful.  This is very close to where my block watch captain had an early morning would-be intruder last week.

  • JGrava September 26, 2017 (10:29 am)

    The elder neighbor’s house he broke into chased him down 105. We were all behind the fence with our children at the school. By the time he got to the bottom of the hill he looked like he was going to pass out. This is the moment he walked- then jogged again… then walked… He went into her house when she was there! NO GOOD!!! 

  • Arbor Hts Family September 26, 2017 (10:59 am)

    Interesting that he looks so unconcerned, he must know he’ll be out in no time – if he’s caught.  Disgusting all the way around.

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