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Three suspects arrested in downtown Seattle tourist attack

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UPDATE Sept. 20, 2015 -- 

Three suspects accused of attacking and robbing tourists in downtown Seattle have been arrested. 25 year old William Baker, 27 year old Taisha Powell and 17-year-old Romeyo Wilturner have been charged with Robbery in the First Degree.

Police say Powell is the one who burned the victim with a cigarette and Baker is the one who stole her cellphone and hit the male victim in the head. All are in jail on $500,000 bail.

Powell has felony convictions for illegal drugs in 2008, 2009, 2012 and 2013 as well as misdemeanor convictions for Assault 4-Domestic Violence in 2005 and False Reporting in 2013. In addition, she had pending warrants for Failure to Appear at arraignment in Drug Court and Failure to Appear in an Abandonment of a Dependent Person case from 2014.

Baker has convictions for illegal drugs in 2014, eluding in 2012, Vehicle Theft and Hit and Run 2012, Robbery 2 and Residential Burglary in 2009 and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm in 2009 and 2008.

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SEATTLE -- Seattle police have arrested two more suspects in connection with the attack and robbery of three tourists from Rhode Island in downtown Seattle.

Detectives learned Monday a 27-year-old female suspect was in King County Jail on unrelated charges. After questioning the woman, police booked her back into jail for investigation of robbery and assault.

Detectives also arrested a 25-year-old man Wednesday for investigation of robbery and assault.

Seattle police previously arrested a 17-year-old boy in the attack. Romeyo Marquce Wilturner has pleaded not guilty to robbery charges in adult court.

Two women and a man were robbed on Aug. 24 by a group of people as they walked to the entrance of the downtown bus tunnel. All were battered, but not seriously injured.

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