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Knife Wielding Tattooed Man Arrested in Belltown

Update: The suspect sporting tattooed horns from today’s earlier stabbing has been arrested in Belltown after he continued his wanton rampage through Seattle. With many officers still searching for the suspect, two calls in quick succession were reported with a suspect description matching the earlier stabbing suspect.

This third victim had his cell-phone stolen from him by a knife wielding man at 3rd Ave and Bell Street. Yet another victim was nearly stabbed by the suspect as he waited for the bus.

Officers swarmed the area found the man at 4th Ave and Olive Street where he was taken into custody.

The man will be booked into King County Jail on a litany of felony charges including two counts of assault in the 2nd degree and armed robbery for starters. Thanks to all who kept a keen eye out for our bedeviled suspect.

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A man with a tattooed face stabbed a couple in the 1800 block of Eastlake Avenue and then skated away on his board southbound on Howell.

Officers responded quickly and scoured the area but did not locate the suspect. Firefighters provided emergency care to the 19 year old woman and 22 year old man and then transported both to Harborview Medical Center for further treatment. Fortunatley, their injuries don’t appear to be life threatening.

The victims described the suspect as a blond haired white man in his twenties with horns tattooed on his forehead and bolts tattooed on his cheeks. He is about 5’11” tall, weighs about 185 pounds, and was last seen wearing a yellow shirt and black pants. He may be riding a skateboard.

Officers are still in the area continuing their investigation and searching for the suspect.

Anyone with information regarding this very distinctive-looking individual should call 911 immediately.

Seattle Busker Week

When: Sunday, September 14, 11 am to 5 pm; Sept. 15th to Sept. 20th
Where: The Pike Place Market; throughout downtown area

For more information, visit: http://pikeplacemarketbuskers.com/

Dance This Way

When: Friday, September 12, 2014, 6:30pm – 10:30pm
Where: Seattle Waterfront

For more information, visit: http://friendsofwaterfrontseattle.org/all-events/dance-this-way-a-layered-celebration-of-movement/

Boats Afloat Show 2014

When: Wednesday, September 10, 11am – Sunday, September 14, 2014, 6pm

Where: South Lake Union / Chandler’s Cove
901 Fairview Ave North
Seattle, WA 98109

For more information, visit: http://www.boatsafloatshow.com/

Metro Transit Delays

Transit customers are advised to expect possibly significant traffic and schedule delays on Wednesday and Thursday during Seahawks and NFL events and activities in the Pioneer Square and Stadium areas, leading up to the Seahawks home opener on Thursday evening.

Expect delays in transit service
While it is expected that most transit service will operate regular routes and serve the usual stops, traffic and congestion related to these events could cause crowding and delays on streets and for all types of transportation in the area.

Transit riders should expect delays on any service that travels in or near downtown Seattle and possible in other areas of the system as these types of events and delays often affect other areas and routes. Metro advises riders to plan ahead, and allow plenty of time or revise travel plans if necessary. Use the regularly published schedule for your service, but expect delays and plan accordingly.

Routes 16, 66 & 99 will be rerouted on Thursday
In addition to likely delays in service, all day on Thursday, September 4, Metro routes 16, 66 & 99 will be rerouted off of S Jackson St between Fourth and First avenues South, due to the Seahawks season-opening home game and NFL events.

During this event, northbound routes 16, 66 and 99 will travel instead via 4th Av S, Prefontaine Pl S, Yesler Way and 1st Av to their regular routes, serving all posted stops along the reroute.

Southbound routes 16 and 66 on their way into downtown Seattle will not be rerouted.

Southbound Route 99 heading toward the International District will travel via Cherry St, 2nd Av, the 2nd Av Ext S and S Jackson St to its regular route, serving all posted bus stops.

Visit Metro’s Service Advisories page for specific reroute information. Transit reroute start and end times may be subject to change.

Visit Metro’s online regional Trip Planner to find out how to get to and from events and locations. Be sure to allow plenty of time for transit trips on Wednesday and Thursday.

Slutwalk 2014

When: Sunday, September 7, 2014, 12 – 1:30pm
Where: Cal Anderson Park

For more information, visit: http://slutwalkseattle.com/2014

Seattle’s Night Market & Autumn Moon Festival

When: Saturday, September 13th from 6PM to Midnight
Where: Chinatown/International District – Union Station Plaza

For more information, visit: http://nightmarketseattle.squarespace.com/

Seattle Design Festival Block Party 2014

When: Saturday, September 6, 10am – Sunday, September 7, 2014, 6pm

Where: Pioneer Square – Occidental Ave South

For more information, visit: http://designinpublic.org/program/seattle-design-festival/

Bicyclist Struck and Killed

A cyclist was killed Friday morning after she was struck by large truck in downtown Seattle.

The driver of a large box truck was headed south on 2nd Avenue and turned left on to University Street, where he struck and fatally injured the cyclist.

Police contacted the driver—a man in his 40s—at the scene and called for SPD’s Traffic Collision Investigation Squad.

Police have closed 2nd Avenue around University Street while traffic investigators review the incident and interview witnesses. The street will be closed for several hours. We’ll have more information as it becomes available.

PAX 2014

When: Friday, August 29, 9am – Monday, September 1, 2014, 7pm
Where: Paramount Theatre

For more information, visit: http://prime.paxsite.com/

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