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Tuesday – October 5, 2021

#2021-263537/South Precinct/Second Watch:

On 10-05-2021 at 1456 hours, officers responded to a call of a stabbing in the SODO neighborhood. Upon arrival, officers located a victim with three non-life- threatening stab wounds to the back. The investigation revealed that the victim and suspect were in a verbal argument that turned physical. During the fight, the suspect stabbed the victim, causing injuries. The suspect fled the scene on foot prior to officer arrival. The victim was triaged at the scene and then transported to Harborview Medical Center by Seattle Fire paramedics. Officers located detained and positively id’d the suspect a few blocks from the scene before booking him into King County Jail. Officers additionally recovered the knife used in the stabbing.

#2021-263551/West Precinct/Second Watch:

On 10-05-2021 at 1512 hours, officers responded to an assault victim in the Pioneer Square neighborhood. Apparently unprovoked, the suspect smashed the victim in the face with a glass bottle. The reason for the assault was unknown and it appeared random. Officers canvassed the area for evidence and any leads on the suspect. About 30 minutes later, the suspect turned himself in to deputies at the courthouse. SPD officers responded and took the suspect into custody. The victim sustained injuries requiring significant care at the hospital. The suspect was booked for felonious aggravated assault.

#2021-263705/East Precinct/Second Watch:

On 10-05-2021 at 1800 hours, officers responded to a smoke shop in the 1500 block of Broadway for a report of a person threatening employees and causing a disturbance. The female suspect fled in a white Toyota Camry before officers arrived. Employees at the shop reported that the suspect came into the business without a mask on her face. When the employees requested that she put on a mask the suspect became angry and started yelling and cursing at employees. The suspect then demanded that employees sell her a pipe. Employees told the suspect that she would have to provide ID as they could not be sold to minors. Employees said that this angered the suspect further and she began waving her arms at employees as if she were going to try and strike them. The suspect was also holding a pair of scissors. Employees said that the suspect then began using racial slurs. The suspect threatened the employees that she would come back to the business with friends to rob the place and burn it to the ground. Officers in the area spotted the vehicle many blocks away from the scene and attempted to stop it. The suspect pretended to pull over for officers but then abruptly sped off from the scene. Officers did not chase. SPD Bias Crimes Detective was notified of this event and the Sgt responded to speak with the victims.

#2021-263788/West Precinct/Third Watch:

On 10-05-2021 at 1944 hours, a downtown clothing store called 911 about a robbery with a knife. An unknown male entered the store where he proceeded to walk around the store for approximately 2.5 hours before selecting a jacket off the rack. He walked into the shoe section of the store where he donned the jacket. The male walked past the point of sale towards the exit doors of the store. The Assets Protection Manager confronted the male at the bottom of the escalators about the jacket which was not paid for. The unknown male pulled out a knife and said, “Don’t touch me.” The employee backed away and the unknown male walked out of the store without paying for the jacket.

#2021-263809/East Precinct/Third Watch:

On 10-05-2021 at 2018 hours, officers on-viewed a shoplift near Broadway and E Pike St. The officers contacted the suspect who was initially cooperative but has been known to be assaultive in the past. During the investigation, the suspect tried to run and intentionally pushed one of the officers on the chest. The subject was taken into custody and booked for Assault 3. The subject threatened to break the neck of the transport officer during transport to King County Jail and also threatened to shoot officers in the future. Hazard reports completed.