Update: The suspect sporting tattooed horns from today’s earlier stabbing has been arrested in Belltown after he continued his wanton rampage through Seattle. With many officers still searching for the suspect, two calls in quick succession were reported with a suspect description matching the earlier stabbing suspect.
first third victim had his cell-phone stolen from him by a knife wielding man at 3rd Ave and Bell Street. Yet another victim was nearly stabbed by the suspect as he waited for the bus.
Officers swarmed the area found the man at 4th Ave and Olive Street where he was taken into custody.
The man will be booked into King County Jail on a litany of felony charges including two counts of assault in the 2nd degree and armed robbery for starters. Thanks to all who kept a keen eye out for our bedeviled suspect.
A man with a tattooed face stabbed a couple in the 1800 block of Eastlake Avenue and then skated away on his board southbound on Howell.
Officers responded quickly and scoured the area but did not locate the suspect. Firefighters provided emergency care to the 19 year old woman and 22 year old man and then transported both to Harborview Medical Center for further treatment. Fortunatley, their injuries don’t appear to be life threatening.
The victims described the suspect as a blond haired white man in his twenties with horns tattooed on his forehead and bolts tattooed on his cheeks. He is about 5’11” tall, weighs about 185 pounds, and was last seen wearing a yellow shirt and black pants. He may be riding a skateboard.
Officers are still in the area continuing their investigation and searching for the suspect.
Anyone with information regarding this very distinctive-looking individual should call 911 immediately.