Three masked men were scared off during an attempted robbery when the victim's neighbor came over after hearing the woman scream.
Three men in masks and black clothing fled in the midst of an attempted robbery after the victim’s screams drew a neighbor, according to Seattle police.
The victim told police she was in her home in the 14000 block of Midvale Avenue North around 8 a.m. on Monday when the three suspects forced their way in.
The woman said she began screaming and one of the suspects grabbed her, held a gun to her head, and threatened to kill her, police said. A neighbor heard the woman’s cries and entered the home to investigate. Police said the startled suspects fled without taking anything.
Officers and a K9 team searched the neighborhood, but were unable to find the suspects, who were described as being in their mid-20s and tall with heavy builds.