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Stabbing call on Capitol Hill, suspect arrested

On March 11th, at approximately 4:12 AM, East Precinct officers responded to a call of a stabbing in the 1700 Block of Bellevue Avenue. Officers located a 23 year old male who had been stabbed in his left arm. The Seattle Fire Department was summoned to treat the victim for his wound. A description of the suspect and his female companion was broadcast, based on information from the victim. Officers recalled seeing a suspect matching that description earlier in the morning on Broadway. Officers conducting an area search for the suspect entered a store in the 500 Block of Broadway Ave. East and located the suspect and his friend. The male suspect was positively identified as the one responsible for the stabbing. A weapon was recovered. The victim does not have life-threatening injuries. The 20 year old suspect was arrested and booked into the King County Jail for Investigation of Assault.