May 25, 2024 4:38 am

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Indian Americans being targeted by organized criminals

SNOHOMISH COUNTYSnohomish County Robbery and Burglary Unit (RBU) detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify the suspects targeting Indian Americans.

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Male suspect targeting Indian Americans in Snohomish County. SOURCE: Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

Over the past two weeks, the Sheriff’s Office has seen an increase in residential burglaries primarily targeting Indian American victims. The burglaries have occurred during daytime hours in unincorporated Bothell, along 35th Ave SE between 180th St SE and 228th St SE.

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Femal suspect targeting Indian Americans in Snohomish County. SOURCE: Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

The suspects are believed to be part of a larger organized group that operates throughout the region and associated with a black early-2000s Mercedes sedan and a newer silver Mercedes SUV with unknown plates.

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Vehicle associated with two persons targeting Indian Americans in Snohomish County. SOURCE: Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.

The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with home surveillance footage of these suspects, to contact 425-388-3393.

Detectives encourage residents to secure valuables and ensure all windows, sliding doors and access points are properly locked and call 911 to report any suspicious activity.

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