Seattle Crime: 14-year-old arrested for retail theft, $9,000 in stolen products seized

Seattle Police seized more than $9,000 in stolen merchandise and arrested a woman and 14-year-old girl for organized retail theft last month.

On February 19, around 2:22 p.m., someone at the University Village shopping center called 911 reporting two shoplifters ran from a store with more than $3,000 in stolen clothing.

After reviewing surveillance photos and video, officers believed the suspects could be in the Capitol Hill neighborhood.


Seattle Police: Robbery suspects detained after barricading inside First Hill building

Police detained several people as they were searching for robbery suspects inside a First Hill apartment Thursday morning

Officers later located and arrested the suspects at a home on 23rd Ave E. near E. Mercer Street.

Police arrested a 14-year-old girl and a 26-year-old woman who had multiple felony warrants for organized retail crime.

Police say they searched the woman's vehicle, where they found stolen merchandise and a 9mm handgun. Officers also found more suspected stolen property from a separate store, valued at around $4,300.