The Seattle Police Department blotter has this report of a robbery Friday night:
The…robbery occurred in the 5600 block of Phinney Avenue N at 11:12 p.m. An adult female victim was accosted by 2 young adult males. They demanded her cell phone. Upon receiving it, they fled.
That was the first of four robberies in the Phinney/Ballard area that night, possibly committed by the same people. The blotter press release states that a possible suspect was stopped after the fourth robbery at 12:14 a.m. He was released pending further investigation.