Police are searching for a man they say stabbed a security guard twice in the abdomen before fleeing the Madison and Minor Bank of America branch shortly before 10:45 a.m. Tuesday. UPDATE: At 4p, SPD announced the suspect had been arrested in Federal Way. More details to come.
Police have released images of the suspect, captured on bank security cameras. Anyone with information about him should call 911, police say.
A man armed with a knife stabbed a Bank of America security guard without warning at 10:41 this morning. The suspect walked into the Bank of America at 1201 Madison Street and inquired about opening an account. The suspect told the teller that he would return later to complete the paperwork. The man walked out of the bank and stabbed the victim/Security Guard twice in the abdomen.
The suspect then fled eastbound on Madison Street. Seattle Fire responded and transported the victim to an area hospital. He sustained two non-life-threatening stab wounds to his abdomen.
The suspect is described as a black male, late 20′s to early 30′s, 5’6 tall, 180 pounds with a scruffy beard. He is wearing a black puffy jacket with a long white T-shirt underneath and dark colored pants with a light colored stripe running down the sides. Anyone with information about this man is asked to call 911. Do not contact the suspect, he is clearly dangerous and may be armed with a knife.