Don't lend your cellphone to strangers!
During the afternoon of June 28, a man walking along Lake Washington Boulevard at 32nd Avenue E. was approached by an unknown male who asked if he could use the man's cellphone. A couple of minutes after the man handed the over the phone, three other males arrived on the scene, and all four of the men then walked off together. Though the victim yelled for them to give him his cellphone back, surprisingly he was ignored!
There were incidents of car prowling on the 1700 and 1300 blocks of Lake Washington Boulevard E. (the Arboretum) on July 1 and June 29, respectively. No details were provided in the police reports of what may have been taken, if anything, from the vehicles.
Graffiti and more
The only other criminal incidents reported last week were of property damange due to graffiti on a residential construction site on the 300 block of Mercer Street on June 30; a liquor law violation on June 29 at the Shell station convenience store; and a disturbance at a residence on the 1500 block of 42nd Avenue E. on July 1 (no details given).
Altogether a pretty tame week crime wise, with no one beaten up in the neighborhood.