Trespasser Stabs Belltown Residence Constructing Worker

A upkeep employee in an condominium constructing in Belltown was stabbed early Monday night after confronting a trespasser in his constructing.

Simply after 5:30pm, a resident of an condominium constructing within the 100 block of Vine Road known as 911 to report a upkeep worker in her constructing was combating with a trespasser. Earlier than police arrived, the trespasser stabbed the upkeep worker and fled from the constructing. Officers arrived and instantly started offering help to the sufferer, who had a single stab wound to the chest. Seattle Hearth responded and took over remedy, finally transporting the 65-year-old man to the hospital. His accidents had been thought of non-life-threatening on the time of transport.

The suspect was described as a skinny white male in his 30s or 40s, sporting a light-weight blue masks and a hoodie over his backpack. Officers detained a person close by who matched the outline, however a witness couldn’t establish him because the suspect.

Anybody with info relating to this incident ought to contact police.