Northwest NEWS

December 11, 2000


Police investigate armed robbery

BOTHELL - A 51-year-old Kirkland man was robbed at gunpoint in the parking lot behind the Canyon Park Place shopping center in Bothell at approximately 7:25 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 6. The victim had just returned to his car when a man holding a small caliber handgun confronted him. He complied with the suspect's demand for money by handing over an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect then fled the area riding a red mountain bike. The victim was not harmed in the incident.The victim sought the safety of a nearby office and called police. He described the suspect as being a white or Hispanic man approximately 18 to 20 years old, wearing black knit watch cap, dark blue pullover sweatshirt with hood and black pants with three strips running down the pant legs.
   Patrol officers made a check of the area but the suspect was not located. This incident is currently under investigation by Bothell police. Anyone having information about the incident is asked to call (425) 486-1254.