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Police search for robbery suspect after man found with stab wound to chest at Pike/Broadway

(Image: Sam Heft-Luthy for CHS)

(Image: Sam Heft-Luthy for CHS)

Police and medics were called to Pike and Broadway Sunday afternoon to a report that a man had been stabbed in the chest in a robbery attempt.

Police arrived at the scene around 12:30 PM and found the man bleeding but conscious.

A man who identified himself as the victim’s cousin told CHS at the scene that he got a call from his relative that the man had been stabbed in a robbery about 30 minutes before. It was not immediately clear where the robbery had taken place.

Seattle Fire says it treated a 39-year-old male with a single stab wound to the chest and transported him to Harborview.

According to SPD radio dispatches, police were looking for a suspect described as black male in his early 20s, around 6’2″ with a thin build. No further description of the reported assailant was available.

CHS intern Sam Heft-Luthy contributed to this report.

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Paul on Bellevue
Paul on Bellevue
7 years ago

Scary that this happened in broad daylight on a sunny Sunday. I hope that the victim is going to be OK. What next? It’s been a violent weekend on the Hill.

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