Thinking about loaning your cellphone to a friend? Think twice. Earlier this month, a man borrowed a friend’s phone while the two were hanging out in the Chinatown International District and refused to return it. The owner of the phone grew upset, and that’s when his “friend” pulled out a machete, swinging it at the phone owner’s head,…More
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A 20-year-old man was taken to Harborview Medical Center after being slashed in the face with a machete in a fight in Everett on Wednesday evening, police said. The man is recovering from non-life-threatening injuries, Everett police spokesman Aaron Snell said. The fight began between two brothers in the 3200 block of 18th Street, and when a 47-year-old…More
Seattle police arrested a 53-year-old man on Friday after receiving 911 calls about his allegedly threatening behavior around the Lake City neighborhood. Police said they were called to the a dollar store on Lake City Way around 11 a.m. for reports of the man ”growling, performing martial arts moves and brandishing a machete.” Just before officers arrived, they…More
The Associated Press SPOKANE — Police say a 17-year-old used a machete to steal a bicycle from a rider Sunday night in Spokane. KXLY reports police found the suspect hiding in a shed with his machete. Officers believe he and three accomplices are responsible for another assault and robbery around the same time in the area.More