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Update: Detectives Seek Public’s Help to Identify Person of Interest in Assaults

UPDATE: 04/04/2024 at 9:30 a.m.

Seattle police arrested a 24-year-old man in the evening hours of April 3. Investigators responded to the 4200 block of Martin Luther King Junior Way South at about 10 p.m. and took the man into custody.

ORIGINAL POST: 03/13/2024

Detectives are investigating an assault of two people that occurred late February in Downtown Seattle.  Police are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying the person of interest who ran from the scene.  

On February 21st, shortly after 3:00 p.m., two people walking on the sidewalk near 3rd Avenue and Columbia Street in Seattle were attacked from behind by a man with a knife.  Seattle Police officers responded and rendered aid.  Both victims were transported to the hospital and survived. 

If you have any information about the incident or the person pictured in the video below, please call the Seattle Police Violent Crime Tip Line at 206-233-5000, and reference case 2024-49500.