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Police arrest Saturday’s assault and robbery suspect

December 9th, 2011 · No Comments

Seattle police have arrested a suspect in an assault and robbery that happened last Saturday in the 4500 block of 8th Avenue NE. Tips from eye witnesses led police  to a suspect in SeaTac. After interviewing the 30 year old officers booked him into King County Jail for investigation of robbery and assault.

Police say that on Dec. 3 at about 1 a.m. the victim was walking by a group of loud and aggressive people when the suspect knocked the victim to the ground. The victim hit his head on the ground and began having seizures. Multiple suspects continued to assault the victim and stole his wallet and other belongings.

The victim was treated at the scene by Seattle Fire and then taken to Harborview Medical Center where he is still being treated.

Read more from the SPD blotter.

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