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Man Slashed in Capitol Hill Robbery

Police are investigating after a man was slashed in a robbery on Capitol Hill early Tuesday.

The victim was walking near 10th Avenue and East John Street around 2:20 AM when two men approached him and asked to use his cellphone.

When the victim declined, one of the suspects demanded his wallet. One of the suspects then pulled out a knife and cut the victim’s face.

The suspects then fled toward Broadway.

Medics transported the victim to Harborview Medical Center for treatment.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact the SPD Robbery Unit at 206-684-5535.