- The suspect carried out his crimes in a span of six weeks in the Chinatown-International District, Beacon Hill and Rainier Valley.
- Surveillance footage from Lam’s Seafood Market on April 28 shows Credit running up to a victim, grabbing her purse and fleeing the scene in a getaway vehicle, according to KIRO 7 News.
- Some of the thefts involved rental cars with removed license plates.
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- Credit, who was found with a loaded gun, is a convicted felon and therefore not allowed to legally possess firearms.
- According to the SPD, the 26-year-old is facing “multiple counts of theft and unlawful possession of a firearm.”
- He was booked into the King County Jail on a $250,000 bail.
- Due to his pattern of targeting Asian victims, the SPD’s Bias Crime Unit will also investigate the cases.
- The SPD acknowledged that members of the Asian community have been hesitant to report crimes, but the victims who spoke up helped with the arrest.