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Oliver’s Twist robbed at gunpoint Wednesday

May 28th, 2009 · No Comments

The Seattle P.I. reports that a bar in the 6800 block of Greenwood Avenue North was robbed at gunpoint about 12:15 a.m. Wednesday. The police report does not name the bar (because all crime reports are supposedly confidential), but we received a tip from someone who heard on a police scanner that it was Oliver’s Twist (which is also the only bar in that block).

According to the P.I.:

He was described as a black man, slim build, 6-foot-2 and was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and a mask over the lower half of his face.

“I’m going to say this one time, you’re going to get the money and put it in the bag,” he told the man working there, according to a police report.

Facing a black semi-automatic handgun, the man turned over $300 to $400. The suspect didn’t approach either witness, but told them not to look at him.

The man fled north on Greenwood Avenue North. The employee, who was not injured, locked the doors and called police. Officers tried to track the man with a police dog.

Thanks to HL for the P.I. link.

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