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Robbery Suspect Hits Man with Metal Pipe 

Seattle Police responded to a robbery where a man was hit with a metal pipe in the Pioneer Square neighborhood Friday evening. 

Police arrived just after 08:30 p.m. in the 100 block of 2nd Avenue South and found a man who sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The 36-year-old male victim reported he was assaulted by a known man and woman while inside an apartment building. Seattle Fire Department personnel responded to provide aid to the victim and later transported him to Harborview Medical Center. 

There was an argument between the victim and the 37-year-old male suspect that resulted in the male suspect punching and hitting him with a metal pipe in the head and face. The victim reported the 36-year-old female suspect also punched him in the face before he lost consciousness. The victim woke to find his personal items missing.  

Responding officers recovered the metal pipe and some of the victim’s personal property. 

Police searched for both suspects and located them near the area. The female suspect was arrested for robbery. After a short foot pursuit, the male suspect was arrested for assault and robbery. Both suspects were booked into King County Jail.