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Man Runs Amok, Police Stop Him

Nine parked cars and two business windows in the Pike Pine corridor met the business end of a red, five foot long metal bar around 7:30 on Sunday night – courtesy of a 44-year old Seattle man. Not satisfied with the more than $5,000 worth of damage he caused, the man set his sights on a coffee shop sign but fell short when intervening West Precinct officers brought his rampage to an end. 

Numerous witnesses watched the drama unfold, including one who filmed it: 

As of today, the man remains in the King County Jail. Detectives are working the case and seeking felony malicious mischief charges.

The good news: there is one less red, five foot long metal bar on the streets. The one the suspect used is being safely stored in evidence.