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Golden Gardens Park turning to hot bed for violent crime

Man Carjacked at gunpoint last night

According to the SPD blog, last night a man was robbed at gunpoint and had his car stolen at Golden Gardens Park in Ballard.

The victim told SPD that around 11:20 p.m he decided to leave and walked to the Golden Gardens parking lot. While he was reaching for his keys four men came up behind him .

One of the suspects asked to used the victim's cell phone. The victim refused and then another suspect struck him on the head, pointed a handgun at him and demanded his keys, phone and wallet.

The suspects drove off with the victims 2008 Honda Accord. A passerby stopped to help the victim and called police.

Police searched the area, but weren’t able to track the assailants. Robbery detectives are investigating the incident.

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