Gas station robbery suspect taken into custody
September 25, 2012 · 2:02 PM
MARYSVILLE — At approximately 2:12 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, Marysville Police responded to a report of an armed robbery of the Shell station in the 1200 block of Fourth Street.
Upon arrival, officers contacted the clerk, a 24-year-old Marysville woman, who reported that, while she was working, a man walked in, displayed a handgun and demanded money.
According to the clerk, she provided him with an undisclosed amount of cash from the register, after which the suspect fled westbound from the store.
The suspect was described as a Native American man in his late teens, wearing a black hooded jacket.
At approximately 6:35 a.m., Marysville Police received a tip that the robbery suspect was currently at a residence in the 1200 block of Beach Avenue.
Officers arrived and observed the suspect, who was later determined to be a 15-year-old Tulalip youth, before taking him into custody without incident, recovering a loaded dark-colored revolver and a large quantity of cash in the process.
Marysville Detectives responded to the scene to assist in the investigation. The suspect was booked into the Denny Juvenile Justice Center on suspicion of robbery in the first degree.