The Bellevue Police Department are asking for help in identifying suspects in the looting that occurred at Bartell Drugs. The incident occurred on May 31st at 1048 116th Avenue Northeast.
According to Bellevue Police, the owner of the jewelry store was standing in front to protect his store as looters showed up, one with a hammer in hand. A suspect then threatened the owner saying, “you want bullets, we got bullets.” Two of the suspects flashed guns in their waistbands. All of the looters later smashed the door in, entered the store, stole items, and fled the scene.
Two of the vehicles that were at the scene of the crime drove to Bartell Drugs in Bellevue afterward and burglarized that store as well.
Detectives need help identifying the man the red sweatshirt and the man in the black jacket seen breaking into the Bartell store after burglarizing Marci Jewelry.
The suspects were seen driving a silver Hyundai with damage on the rear passenger side of the vehicle.
If you know any of these suspects or have information, please call Bellevue Police at 425-577-5656.