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Detectives Investigating Assault in Westwood

Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding an early morning assault incident in West Seattle.  An adult male has been taken into custody and transported to police headquarters where he was interviewed, along with three other witnesses.

 Just before 4:00 am two men, acquaintances, were in the 9000 block of 30th Avenue SW.  One of the men jumped on the back of the other man attempting to take his cell phone.  A struggle ensued, and the man who attempted to take the phone experienced a medical emergency. Officers arrived on scene within three minutes, located the victim, and rendered aid. Seattle Fire responded and transported the man to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition.

This remains an active and on-going investigation.