Police searching for suspect in coffee stand robbery
August 28, 2008 · Updated 10:07 AM
MARYSVILLE According to information provided by the Snohomish County Sheriffs Office, a man in his late teens to early 20s robbed a barista at a Marysville-area coffee stand the night of June 16.
Despite a search that included a K-9 and a helicopter, officials were unable to locate the suspect.
The robbery happened about 7 p.m. in the 7500 block of 108th St. NE, north of Marysville. The victim, 27, was closing the business for the evening when the suspect walked up and asked for coffee. The barista told him no, but officials say the man forced his way inside the stand.
Again according to the sheriffs office, the suspect pulled a large knife and threatened the barista. He then dismantled a camera inside the stand and took an undisclosed amount of cash from the stand as well as the victims purse. He fled the scene in the baristas car.
The victim was taken to a local hospital where she was treated for facial injuries and released.
Marysville Police found the victims car a short time later near 103rd Street NE and 67th Avenue NE. Deputies searched the area with the help of a K-9 officer and a county helicopter, but did not find the suspect.
The man is described as a white male, 17 to 24 years of age, about 57 tall, with light brown hair. He was wearing a white T-shirt, cargo shorts, a dark blue baseball cap and stud earrings.
The sheriffs office has not had any similar reports of espresso stand robberies.
Anyone with information regarding the incident or the suspect is asked to call the sheriffs tip line at 425-388-3845.