Weekend Crime Roundup: Skylights and Stealing From the Thrift Shops

While y’all are ringing wringing out your socks, here’s a roundup of what made the Seattle cop blotter this weekend:

Dude got stabbed: Police say the suspected stabbers -- a man and a woman -- were sitting in a stolen Honda at 14th Avenue Sount and South Walker when the victim, whom they knew, approached them. They may have gotten in an argument, police say. The victim was taken to Harborview with non-life-threatening injuries. This no doubt will force us to change out thinking about approaching people sitting in stolen rides. Er...

Would be computer salesman ended up robbing a Rainier Valley electronics store at gunpoint after a clerk refused to buy two computers. The gunman left with cash and cellphones. Our bet is that the computers were Gateways.

Stealing from a thriftshop? Blue tag specials aside, prices were still to steep for a 30-year-old man caught stealing power tools from St. Vincent de Paul on Sunday.

A man died after the vehicle he was in struck a light pole on Beacon Hill Saturday. The driver has been booked into jail under investigation for vehicular homicide.

And, in case you haven’t heard already, a 13-year-old boy has non-life-threatening injuries after he fell through a skylight at Eckstein Middle School in North Seattle. He and his friends were playing on the roof of the school, reminiscent of that wonderful line from Outside Providence: “My brother’s in a wheel chair because of a freak accident as a kid. One day we were playing touch football and he fell off the roof.”

 
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