Assault downtown, suspect booked into jail

On August 13th at approximately 8:00 p.m. officers responded to a report of an assault in the 300 block of Pike Street.  Upon arrival the adult male victim was discovered unresponsive in the fetal position on the sidewalk bleeding from a head wound.  The suspect was gone upon the officers’ arrival.

SFD medics responded and subsequently transported the victim to Harborview Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers interviewed a witness, who provided an excellent suspect description.  Officers then located and arrested the suspect a few blocks away.

The 27-year-old male suspect was booked into the King County Jail for Investigation of Assault.  The circumstances leading up to the assault are unknown at this time.

Gang Unit detectives responded to the scene and continue to actively investigate.