A man walking in the University District on Tuesday night was confronted by an unknown male suspect armed with a handgun who demanded his backpack.

The robbery occured near Northeast 47th Street and 19th Avenue Northeast.

The suspect is described as a 5-foot, 10-inch Hispanic male in his mid-20s.

Seattle Police Detective Mark Jamieson reports that the suspect told the victim, Give me everything you got, while aiming a small gun at the man.

The suspect was picked up by a small light-colored car with tinted windows.

Police who responded to the scene did not locate the suspect or vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Seattle Police Department tipline (206) 233-5000.

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