Man robbed by day laborer
Officers received a report of an armed robbery at 7:25 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 22. The victim said that the suspects were day laborers who spent the past week waiting for work at the parking lot on the 7300 block of Delridge Way S.W. The suspect offered to give the victim a ride home that evening and started heading towards his house. When the car stopped around 24 Ave S.W. and S.W. Holden St., the suspect demanded that the victim give him all his money. He then opened his backpack to reveal a handgun. The victim gave him the $20 he had, then fled from the vehicle and called 911. The victim said that he was not injured and that the gun was never pointed at him. He described the suspect as 5’5” and about 25 years old, wearing gray shorts and a gray jacket with black sleeves. The vehicle was a four-door, red Mitsubishi with dark tinted windows. Police drove the victim to his residence. They checked the area for the suspect but could not find him.
Masked robber on Harbor Avenue