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Suspect Turns Himself in After Stabbing Ex-Girlfriend

Police arrested a man who stabbed his ex-girlfriend in the neck after he turned himself in at the East Precinct Monday morning.

At 1:17 a.m., police responded to a restaurant in the 1400 block of 11th Avenue for reports that someone had been stabbed. Officers arrived and found a 27-year-old woman with multiple stab wounds to her face and neck. Police began first aid and then transferred care to Seattle Fire Department medics when they arrived. Medics transported the woman to Harborview Medical Center in serious condition.

The woman identified her ex-boyfriend as the suspect. Police searched the area but did not find him.

Just after 7:00 a.m., the suspect came to the East Precinct. He provided his name to officers and was promptly arrested.

Police booked him into King County Jail for first-degree assault.

If you or someone you know is the victim of domestic violence, please call 911 or the National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 (voice)/1-800-787-3224 (TTY)/Text START to 88788. Other local resources can be foundĀ here.