January 5, 1998
Espresso stand robbed by apologetic thief
In a heist lacking the romance of train robberies of old, a nonetheless apologetic masked gunman made off with about $150 in cash from the Loose Caboose Espresso window in Bothell on December 29. The man, wearing a ski mask, approached the establishment on the 17700 block of Bothell Way at about 3 p.m. and apologized for his actions before demanding the money from the attendant. He then made his getaway on foot down the Burke-Gilman Trail.