KOMO Crime Blotter

Police: Seattle man hospitalized after being attacked by burglar

A Rainier Beach resident was hospitalized with facial injuries after being attacked by a burglar his wife found rustling around their bedroom Monday afternoon, according to the Seattle Police Department.

FBI: 'Buddy Bandits' rob three banks in one hour

FBI: 'Buddy Bandits' rob three banks in one hour
Two of the at least three men the FBI is calling the "Buddy Bandits," believed to be responsible for five bank robberies since the beginning of April.

The Seattle Safe Streets Task Force is looking for a number of suspects who used the buddy system to rob three banks in one hour Wednesday and who have robbed five banks since the beginning of the month, according to the FBI.

Police: Suspects pull off rare synchronized bank robbery

Police: Suspects pull off rare synchronized bank robbery
These two men are suspected of robbing the same Puyallup bank at the same time Monday afternoon. (Courtesy of Crime Stoppers of Tacoma/Pierce County)

Perhaps inspired by the popularity of synchronized diving at the last Summer Olympics, two men reportedly teamed up to rob the same bank at the same time Monday in Puyallup.

Police: Reckless driver hospitalized after hitting cars, tree

Police: Reckless driver hospitalized after hitting cars, tree
A driver had to be extricated from her SUV after crashing into two cars and a tree Tuesday evening in Bellevue and Redmond, according to the Redmond Police Department.

A 30-year-old woman believed to be under the effects of alcohol or drugs had to be extricated from her SUV after hitting multiple cars and one tree in Redmond and Bellevue Tuesday evening, according to the Redmond Police Department.

Police: Teen robber uses friend in fencing mask as diversion

Police: Teen robber uses friend in fencing mask as diversion
Police say a teen in a fencing mask (left) caused a diversion while his friend (right) stole a bottle of liquor at knifepoint last week at a Port Townsend Safeway. (Courtesy of Port Townsend Police Department)

En garde! A 14-year-old boy was arrested Saturday on suspicion of stealing a bottle of liquor from a Port Townsend Safeway at knifepoint while using a 15-year-old friend in a fencing mask as a diversion.

Meet the Tri-Cities' most-wanted

Meet the Tri-Cities' most-wanted
Antonio Magana, aka Demon Child, has been wanted in connection with escaping community custody, unlawful possession of a firearm and assault since February 2013.

Wondering what law enforcement is dealing with east of the mountains? These are the 30 most-wanted men and women in Kennewick, Pasco and Richland, according to Tri-Cities Crime Stoppers.