Can You Help Detectives ID Suspect Who Attacked Security Guard at Downtown Store?

Investigators are hoping you can help them identify a man who attacked a security guard at a downtown store last month.

Around 6:15 PM on March 12th, store security at a department store in the 1400 block of 2nd Avenue spotted the suspect fill a basket with several items and attempt to exit the store without paying. When a security guard confronted the man, the suspect grabbed the guard by his collar and pushed him to the ground. The suspect then climbed on top of the guard and put his hand around his throat. Another employee intervened, pushing the suspect away. The suspect then fled the scene.

If you recognize the man, please contact police at (206) 684-5544.