Police seeking help in identifying suspect
July 25, 2011 · Updated 2:31 PM
Bellevue Police are seeking the public's help to identify a man who struck the manager of the Bellevue Coast Hotel on Saturday and demanded money. The indecent occurred at 4:15 a.m.
Police said the The suspect jumped over the front counter of the hotel and confronted the manager who was in the office. The suspect is an unknown race male who spoke in a low tone as though trying to disguise his voice. The suspect was armed with a small semi-automatic pistol and struck the victim manager while demanding money. The assault resulted in injury to the victim which required medical attention. The suspect was wearing:
Black Nike Hoodie with light colored sleeves, a black full-head mask which pictured a skull with jagged teeth and eye slights, not eye holes, gray sweat pants, purple/burgundy mechanic-style gloves, and unknown type shoes.
Detectives are comparing still photos, video from multiple locations and witness statements to establish the suspect’s pre- and post-attack behavior.
Bellevue Police detectives were able to recover surveillance images of the suspect, and we are asking for the public’s assistance in indentifying the suspect in this case. Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect in this case is asked to contact the Bellevue Police Department or call 911. All information will remain confidential.