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Man Arrested After Early Morning South Delridge Stabbing

Seattle Police and King County Deputies arrested a man Sunday who fled following a 4 AM stabbing in the South Delridge neighborhood.

An employee of a restaurant in the 2500 block of SW Barton St. was attacked and stabbed twice, once in the chest and once in the head, before the 23-year-old suspect fled on foot.

A Seattle K-9 officer tracked the suspect toward an area in unincorporated King County and called King County Deputies for assistance. Deputy Cueva found the suspect at 25 Ave. SW and SW 100th St. where he was taken into custody without incident.

The employee suffered non-life threatening injuries and was treated and released at the scene. Officers located a four-inch folding blade knife at the scene.

Officers have booked the suspect into King County Jail for investigation of Assault.