Photo of “type of car” sought in police murder investigation

Just breaking this afternoon: Seattle Police are distributing this photo in connection with the shooting death of Seattle Police officer Tim Brenton. They are looking for a Datsun B210 car similar to this one shown in an online car advertisement. The vehicle may be connected with the Saturday night murder. Again, here’s how to get police information about the case (this is excerpted from SPDBlotter):

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call either 911 or the Seattle Police Homicide Unit at 206 684-5550, or the tipline at (206) 233-5000. Those wishing to remain annonymous are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or send a text to CRIMES (274637). Your text message should include “TIP486″ to ensure proper routing.

The reward fund has passed $100,000.

4 Replies to "Photo of "type of car" sought in police murder investigation"

  • onceachef November 5, 2009 (3:19 pm)

    There can’t be too many of these on the road in Seattle can there?

  • rhody November 5, 2009 (3:44 pm)

    Are they looking for that exact same color?

  • Mike November 5, 2009 (4:23 pm)

    That’s far from the light colored Toyota originally described. However it also looks like a Chevrolet Chevette and many other late 70’s and early 80’s cars. There are a decent list of cars like that but doing a DMV lookup on those models will substantially limit their prospects and provide addresses. I’d assume SPD is on that already and are checking into some of them.

  • WSB November 5, 2009 (4:28 pm)

    Just published on SPDBlotter – actual images of the car of interest
    I’m adding to a new post atop the page as fast as possible, too.

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