A man accused of grabbing valuables out of multiple vehicles while drivers were pumping gas has been arrested.
File photo of Safeway gas station at 15th Ave NW & NW 85th St.
According to SeattleCrime.com, the 44 year-old snatched purses and wallets with credit cards, drivers licenses and prescription glasses, while the driver was distracted. The website cites the police reports and says security cameras caught the man at the Safeway gas station at 15th & 85th on May 14th at 7:15 in the morning. Later the same day cameras caught him twice doing the same thing at the Safeway at 15th & Market.
Police tracked the suspect down the next day driving a 2004 Chevy Classic wearing the same clothing as in the videos. According to SeattleCrime.com, “Police found numerous ID and credit cards on the man belonging to the victims and arrested him.” You can read more about this crime spree here.