A man with a handgun threatened people at the Green Lake Community Center basketball courts this weekend, police report.
And, somebody torched a photo booth at Northgate Mall, police add.
Both events occurred on Sunday, Aug. 11.
At approximately 9:15 a.m. police were dispatched to the community center, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive N.
Twelve minutes later the suspect was in custody. No one was shot, police said.
“There are no additional details at this time. This remains an active and on-going investigation.”
About a quarter-hour later officers responding to a reported arson at Northgate Mall found somebody set fire to a curtain on a photo booth at the mall’s south end near the food court.
A witness saw the fire and notified a nearby store employee. They then flagged down a security officer who extinguished the fire.
Security camera footage was checked and showed the suspect exiting the mall and heading south on foot. Officers conducted an area search however, the suspect remains at large.
Anyone with information about this incident or who may know the identity or whereabouts of the suspect is asked to call 911 or Seattle Police and refer to this incident. Anonymous tips are welcome.