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September 10, 2014 at 12:47 PM

Suspect arrested in double stabbing near South Lake Union

Update 2:38 p.m.

A man wanted for allegedly stabbing two people near South Lake Union was arrested in Belltown after allegedly mugging someone on the street.

“Officers were out looking for him,” said Seattle police spokesman Drew Fowler.

Details of  the robbery weren’t released. The man was arrested at Third Avenue and Bell Street around 2:30 p.m.

Fowler said the man will be booked into the King County Jail on several counts, including investigation of assault and robbery.

Update 1:55 p.m.

Seattle police say the man who stabbed two people near South Lake Union has horns tattooed on his forehead and bolts tattooed on his cheeks.

After stabbing a man and woman, described as being in their 30s, the man took off on a skateboard, police said.

The victims told police that their attacker is about 5 feet 11 inches, about 185 pounds and was wearing a yellow T-shirt and black pants.

The stabbings reportedly happened at a homeless camp.

Update 1:15 p.m.:

Seattle police now say two people were stabbed at Denny Way and Eastlake Avenue.

A man was stabbed in either his ear or neck and a woman was stabbed in the hand around 12:20 p.m. Both were taken to Harborview Medical Center with injuries that police say are not life-threatening.

Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore says the victims are in their 30s.

Police spokesman Drew Fowler said police are looking for the assailant. The suspect is described as a white man with blond hair, tattoos on his face and wearing a yellow T-shirt.

Original post: A man was stabbed by another man about 12:20 p.m. Wednesday at Denny Way and Eastlake Avenue, Seattle police say.

Police spokesman Drew Fowler didn’t have any details about the victim’s condition, but said investigators are now looking for a white man with blond hair and tattoos on his face. He was wearing a yellow T-shirt, police said.

This post will be updated as more details become available.

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