Incident Summary:

05/21/1977: Members of the George Jackson Brigade robbed the Newport Hills state liquor store in Bellevue, Washington in the United States. $1,300 was stolen.



United States

North America

region/u.s. state:



Location Details:
5608 199th SE

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Newport Hills state liquor store
Specific Description liquor store
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $1,300.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) No
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Additional Information The George Jackson Brigade released a communiqué on June 21, 1977 claiming this incident and the robbery of a Rainier National Bank branch in Bellevue on June 20, 1977 (197706200009). The GJB made it a point to admit that they returned $45 stolen from the purse of the store manager. (See communiqués of the George Jackson Brigade. )
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
George Jackson Brigade Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Unknown)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Jackson Brigade Claims Robberies," Seattle Times, June 24, 1977.
"George Jackson Brigade," Federal Bureau of Investigation: Seattle Washington, January 4, 1978.