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August 6, 2014 at 7:17 PM

Man arrested after 4 hit-and-runs in one day, Seattle police say

Police arrested a 36-year-old man Wednesday after he allegedly went on a lengthy crime spree that included at least four hit-and-runs and a failed carjacking.

It’s unclear exactly what happened and when, police say, but it appears the man began his rampage at a nursing home in West Seattle, where he belligerently started knocking items off a counter and threw a walker at an employee. He then drove off recklessly on the sidewalk, a 911 caller told police, crashing into another vehicle or person in the process and then driving off.

He was involved in three more hit-and-runs in various neighborhoods in the city, police say. The suspect eventually ditched his vehicle and attempted to car-jack someone at knife point, but failed.

Officers finally arrested him Martin Luther King Jr. Way South and South Walden Street. Police say the damage is still being tallied.

 

 

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