Arlington Police arrest attempted robbery suspect

ARLINGTON — On July 7, a 25-year-old Granite Falls man was arrested for attempted robbery with a weapon.

Shortly before 8 a.m. that day, Arlington Police were contacted by the driver of a heating supply truck, who indicated that an individual had just attempted to take his vehicle.

The driver indicated that he was parked on 67th Avenue NE, near 204th Street NE, when the suspect walked around his vehicle, then opened the passenger side door, indicated he had a weapon and told the driver, "Your shipment is mine."

The driver told police he felt his life was in danger, and he put the truck in drive and accelerated quickly.

Arlington Police detectives located the suspect a short time later, walking along 67th Avenue NE, near 204th Street NE.

The suspect was detained and subsequently booked into Snohomish County Jail on the charge of attempted robbery with a weapon, which is a felony charge.

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