Standoff in Seattle ends; suspect not in apartment



SEATTLE (AP) — A standoff at a north Seattle apartment building has ended.

Police say a man who threatened a taxi driver with a gun left the scene and has not been located. Officers did take a woman into custody.

A SWAT team had surrounded the building after an incident about 4 a.m. Tuesday.

The cab driver had given the man’s girlfriend a ride, but she didn’t have any money. She left her coat and went inside to get the $37 fare.

The taxi driver says her boyfriend came out with a gun, instead of money, and took the coat.

The driver was not hurt.


Information from: KOMO-AM,