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Four Suspects Arrested in Shoreline Bank Robbery

The robbery at the Chase Bank prompted a lockdown Tuesday at Meridian Park Elementary.

Shoreline Police responded to a bank robbery at the Chase Bank at North 182nd Street and Midvale Avenue North just after 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, which prompted a brief lockdown of Meridian Park Elementary School.

A citizen saw two suspects leave in a getaway car and then get into a second car with two more suspects, Shoreline Police said in a post on their Facebook page. The citizen then reported that car and its license plate to police.

A short time later, a Seattle Police officer spotted the car southbound on Interstate 5 near the James Street exit. Seattle officers and detectives then converged on the vehicle and made a traffic stop at 6th Avenue and James Street. Four adult male suspects were taken into custody. Read about the apprehension of the suspects in the SPD Blotter here.

northernlights January 09, 2013 at 07:03 AM
whoever that citizen was, you deserve a medal! spd, you did good too! and to the four of you who did this, I know you wish you would not have. so many people traumatized.
lynn conte January 09, 2013 at 10:59 PM
The shoreline children's center was also in lock down.

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