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      Robbery suspect eludes SWAT team in South Seattle

      A suspected robber eluded Seattle Police Department officers and SWAT team set up outside his South Seattle apartment Tuesday night.

      According to police, detectives were attempting to arrest the 25-year-old man around 6 p.m. when he apparently spotted them and ran inside his apartment near 29th Avenue South and South Norman Street.

      Patrol officers, negotiators and a SWAT team blocked off streets and attempted to get in contact with the man.

      Once a search warrant was obtained a few hours later, police entered the man's apartment only to find it empty.

      Police are continuing to look for the man.

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