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Detectives Investigating Pioneer Square Assault

Detectives are investigating after a woman was attacked in a Pioneer Square bar Monday evening.

Witnesses called 911 at 5:15 PM Monday evening after a bartender was attacked in the 500 block of King Street. Witnesses told officers that the suspect attacked the bartender with a sharpened broomstick after she asked for proof of vaccination.

Medics treated the bartender for a laceration to her face.

Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspect. Police believe the suspect may have gotten on a light rail train and left the area.

Detectives are asking anyone with information in this case to please call the tip line at 206-233-5000.