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The following information was compiled based on City of Renton police reports.

A Tukwila man was robbed while returning a rental car in Renton on July 15.

The 31-year-old man was returning a vehicle to the Enterprise Rental Car facility, 1110 Southwest Grady Way, at about midnight.

After dropping the keys in the night drop box, the man was approached by a male and female.

The female suspect asked the 31-year-old for the time and when he looked back up, she had a gun.

She demanded his backpack and wallet, which he gave and the suspects ran across the parking lot.

The man was able to walk to a nearby Walmart to report the incident.


Gunfire reported near North 4th

Police responded to the report of suspicious gun fire on July 15.

Several callers reported hearing several gun shots in the vicinity of 1200 North Fourth Street around 2 a.m.

Dispatch told police the shots were heard prior to the sound of a vehicle driving away.

An officer went to that location and was then sent to the Arbor Apartments, 1150 Union Ave. N.E., because one of the callers said the suspect vehicle was heading toward Fourth Street.

Police did a check of the area and located four small silver casings in the 1100 block of Union Avenue Northeast.

They did not know if the bullets were associated with the callers reports.

Neither caller had a description of any vehicles.


Car prowl, mischief at park and ride lot

Police investigated a car prowl and malicious mischief at a park and ride on July 19.

A Metro bus driver reported seeing suspicious activity in the north end of the parking lot, 205 S. Seventh St., just before 1 p.m.

Police investigated and discovered a passenger door window of a vehicle was shattered.

Police found two paper documents with bloodied fingerprints on it and a cigarette box and emergency blanket in the same condition.

Previous to officers arriving, a suspicious person was reported looking into a vehicle and an alarm went off.

Police photographed the found items and entered them into evidence.


Georgia man robbed of his possessions

A Smyrna, Ga., man was robbed of his possessions at a local storage facility on July 19.

The 62-year-old man was last at his storage unit at Public Storage, 2233 East Valley Road, on May 9.

On July 19 when he came back to retrieve some items, he discovered the lock on his unit had been cut.

When the man checked inside, the unit was completely ransacked and he couldn’t tell if anything was missing.

Police left him with a follow-up sheet to document any missing items.

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