Police: Man robbed at gunpoint near downtown Seattle

SEATTLE - Police are looking for the man behind an armed robbery that happened on First Hill Saturday evening.

The victim told officers he was on East Union Street near Summit Avenue around 5:30 p.m. when an unknown man came up from behind, pulled out a handgun and pointed it at him.

Det. Mark Jamieson, with Seattle Police, says the suspect demanded the victim's cell phone before leaving east on East Union Street.

As he was walking away, the victim told officers the suspect turned around and pointed the gun at him one more time.

The suspect is described as a black man, between 24-27, 5'8'' to 6' tall, thin, with dreadlocks. At the time he was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, dark grey or blank pants and black gloves. The handgun he used was black.

Officers searched the area but did not find the suspect. Robbery detectives continue to investigate.