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April 11, 2014 at 5:59 AM

Man arrested after standoff in South Seattle

UPDATE 7:30 a.m.:  Officers have taken the suspect into custody, according to Seattle Police. Previous Post:  A man believed to be armed with a machete is refusing to surrender to police after threatening a roommate and a friend at his house early this morning, Seattle police have reported on their website and on Twitter. According to a…


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January 10, 2014 at 9:30 AM

Man with machete accused of attacking friend in cellphone dispute

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,…


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October 2, 2013 at 9:59 PM

Man, 20, slashed with machete during fight in Everett

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…


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September 6, 2013 at 3:55 PM

Machete-wielding man arrested in Lake City

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…


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December 17, 2012 at 7:37 AM

Teen accused of machete attack in Spokane

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.


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