Weapon on school campus | Renton police blotter

Weapon on school campus

Renton police dispatched to Renton High School at approximately 7:20 a.m. March 9 after receiving reports of a student with a sharp-edged weapon on school grounds.

Following an investigation, police determined that threats were made toward another student, with the sharp-edged weapon pulled out in the midst of a dispute involving at least three students.

According to the department, no injuries have been reported. After speaking to all involved parties, officers determined probable cause to charge one student with a felony charge of assault in the second degree and a second student with a misdemeanor charge of possession of a dangerous weapon on school property. Police booked both students into the King County Youth Services Center.


Renton police dispatched at 4:01 a.m. March 9 to the 2900 Block of Northeast 3rd Street after receiving reports of a robbery involving a firearm.

Officers talked with the victim at the scene. According to the victim, he was putting air in his tires when he thought he heard the sound of a gun being loaded. He turned around to see a man, wearing a dark-colored bandana over his face, aiming a gun at him. The suspect demanded the victim hand over his wallet and then fled toward a dark-colored sedan that was parked nearby and drove away. Investigation continues.


At approximately 6:16 a.m. March 7, officers dispatched for a phone report reference of an assault.

The reporting party advised police they were riding their bicycle in the area of Edmonds Avenue Northeast and Northeast 4th Street when the passenger of a silver Hyundai struck her with a plastic bat on the left hand while passing by. The victim declined medical aid and advised police she would see a doctor on her own, according to the department.