West Seattle Crime Watch: Yet another stolen car to look for; hit-run clue

Two West Seattle Crime Watch reader reports this morning, starting with another stolen car to watch for:

STOLEN SILVER SUBARU: From Rebecca: “My car was stolen from in front of our house last night. 3700 block of 34th Ave SW near Manning. It was a silver Subaru Outback. We reported it to the police, incident number 16-75829. I don’t know the license plate, it had a car seat inside and a STEM sticker on the back window.” SPD asks that you call 911 if you see this (or any other) stolen car – the thief could still be in the area, and auto thefts aren’t always standalone crimes (they might be used as transportation between burglaries, for example).

HIT AND RUN: If you’ve seen a blue Volvo with a missing passenger side rear-view mirror cover, Laura hopes you’ll report it – here’s why:

I would like to report a hit and run on the west side of the 5400 block of 48th Ave SW (traveling south). In the evening we discovered that our van had been side swiped on Tuesday 3/1. After notifying our neighbors of the incident, two of them mentioned a blue car parked in front of ours around 9:45 am. We later discovered a rear view mirror cover from a blue Volvo in front of our car.

Here’s a photo of the damage done to Laura’s car.

P.S. Set your calendar reminder early – this month’s West Seattle Crime Prevention Council meeting, including your chance to bring issues and questions to local police face-to-face outside an emergency situation, will be at the precinct (2300 SW Webster) at 7 pm Tuesday, March 15th.

1 Reply to "West Seattle Crime Watch: Yet another stolen car to look for; hit-run clue"

  • Cary March 3, 2016 (4:02 pm)

    I was also hit and run on February 5th in the 5400 block of 46th SW. The damage was to my rear axle of my 2003 4runner which my insurance company called a total loss.  This happened at night and my insurance company said unless it was witnessed there was nothing the police could do.

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