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Detectives Seek to ID Man In May Day Molotov Investigation


Detectives have identified the person of interest and continue to investigate the case. Thanks to everyone who assisted.

Seattle police are asking for help identifying a person of interest as detectives investigate a May 1st Molotov cocktail attack on officers.

Police were on the perimeter of a crowd on 4th Avenue on May 1st when someone lobbed a Molotov at officers. One officer was injured in the incident.

Investigators have located pictures of a person of interest in the case and are looking to interview him, but don’t yet know his name. If you recognize him, please contact Seattle Police at (206) 233-2666 or

Detectives are also investigating several other incidents of violence and vandalism on May 1st, and are asking anyone with photos or video to contact police.