Anthony Peoples, who detectives say is the suspect pictured above, is charged with Robbery 1st degree and is being held in the King County Jail on $255,000 bail.
The second suspect has been identified but prosecutors have not charged him at this time.
FUGITIVES WANTED IN KING COUNTY March 27, 2015 --
The looks at these two accused armed robbers don't get much better than this as high-quality cameras aboard a Metro bus show the pair who King County detectives say preyed on an unsuspecting bus rider.
"We believe that they located the victim, picked him out on the bus, decided they were going to do this, it was a premeditated thing,” says King County Sgt. B.J. Myers. “They followed him off the bus when he got off and confronted him a couple blocks away. These suspects ran up to him, pulled out a silver handgun and pressed it against him demanding money and his cell phone. The victim complied, gave the money and gave the cell phone and was able to escape without any injury."
Watch the video and see just how the two suspects targeted their victim. Different cameras onboard show them sitting in the back of the bus while their victim rode up front. They keep a close eye on him for the 10 minutes he's onboard and when he pulls the cord for his stop in Shoreline the two suspects spring into action. The guy with the braided hair grabs his backpack and they both stand up and go to the rear doors, keeping a close eye on the victim. Then you see the victim get off the bus up front and the pair of accused soon-to-be robbers exit through the back.
With how well-planned it seems their crime was, detectives worry they'll strike again soon. "We're concerned that these guys might be out there committing other crimes,” says Sgt. Myers. “They're armed, we believe they're dangerous. Even though this guy escaped uninjured we are very concerned about them and need to identify them. The great thing is the bus they were on was equipped with a very high resolution camera, so we have great pictures of them and really believe that someone is going to recognize these guys and be able to tell us who they are."
The bus detectives say they found their prey on was Metro's ‘RapidRide E Line’ that goes from Seattle to Shoreline.
Take another good look at these accused armed robbers and that black and blue backpack the suspect with braided hair carried.
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