assault Section

Orthodox Monk assaulted at gas station in Burien Tuesday

Orthodox Monk assaulted at gas station in Burien Tuesday

The King County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that Abbot Tryphon (pictured above) – a monk at the All-Merciful Saviour Orthodox Monastery on Vashon Island – was assaulted at a Mobil Gas station... [Read more]

Elderly man jumped, assaulted Wed.; four suspects caught by Burien Police

Elderly man jumped, assaulted Wed.; four suspects caught by Burien Police

An elderly man was jumped and assaulted by a group of four – two juveniles and two adults – at the Safeway on 1st Ave South and SW 128th Street on Wednesday, Dec. 19 around Noon. Police say the suspects... [Read more]

FBI takes over investigation of alleged assault on Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta

FBI takes over investigation of alleged assault on Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta

Photo from The B-Town Blog’s live video of Matta’s press conference. The Seattle Times is reporting that the investigation into the alleged ‘hate crime’ assault last month of Burien... [Read more]

VIDEO: Raw footage of Mayor Matta’s press conference re: Hate Crime assault

VIDEO: Raw footage of Mayor Matta’s press conference re: Hate Crime assault

On Monday afternoon, July 23, Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta held a press conference at City Hall to discuss the ‘hate crime’ assault he suffered at the Olde Burien Block Party on Saturday, July... [Read more]

Discover Burien releases statement re: Hate Crime at Olde Burien Block Party

Discover Burien releases statement re: Hate Crime at Olde Burien Block Party

Following an incident where Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta was assaulted on Saturday, July 21, 2018 during the Olde Burien Block Party, Interim Executive Director Debra George issued the following statement: “The... [Read more]

UPDATE: Mayor Jimmy Matta is victim of a Hate Crime, according to KCSO

UPDATE: Mayor Jimmy Matta is victim of a Hate Crime, according to KCSO

Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta said in a Facebook post Sunday that he was physically assaulted at the Olde Burien Block Party on Saturday because he is Latino and that he supports Burien as a ‘sanctuary... [Read more]

Woman assaults manager, customers with Bear Spray at Big 5 Saturday night

Woman assaults manager, customers with Bear Spray at Big 5 Saturday night

On Saturday (April 21) at about 8:15 p.m., a female customer entered Big 5 Sporting Goods in Burien and got into an argument with the manager about a return. The suspect became angry, went behind the counter... [Read more]

Machete/chain attack on Good Samaritan Wed. night sends one to hospital

Machete/chain attack on Good Samaritan Wed. night sends one to hospital

A brutal assault – with a machete and a chain – took place near the 76 station located on SW 148th Street near 1st Ave South in Burien Wednesday night, April 18. Police say that at about 7:10 p.m.,... [Read more]

Washington State Patrol seeking witnesses to road rage incident on SR 509

Washington State Patrol seeking witnesses to road rage incident on SR 509

The Washington State Patrol is seeking witnesses to a road rage/assault incident that occurred Thursday, March 15 on southbound SR 509 near the exit to S. 188th in SeaTac. Troopers say that at approximately... [Read more]

Series of assaults and robberies hit Burien Saturday night

Series of assaults and robberies hit Burien Saturday night

Story & Photos by Aaron Wells A series of assaults and robberies occurred throughout the Burien area into late Saturday (Feb. 24) including an assault shortly before 11 p.m. at a bus stop on 1st... [Read more]

Police seeking suspect who fractured woman’s jaw on Highline High campus

Police seeking suspect who fractured woman’s jaw on Highline High campus

The King County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying an unknown Hispanic male who called himself ‘Juan,’ and who assaulted a female on the Highline High... [Read more]

Man assaulted in parking lot of bar in Burien Friday night

Man assaulted in parking lot of bar in Burien Friday night

On Friday night (March 17) around 10:30 p.m. police responded to the El Habenero for an assault, and found an injured man on the ground of the parking lot. Police said that a 33-year old Kent man was there... [Read more]

Police seeking female victims of assault similar to Mar. 2 incident in White Center

Police seeking female victims of assault similar to Mar. 2 incident in White Center

King County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking female victims of unreported or unsolved assault cases similar to one that took place in White Center on March 2 (read more here). On Thursday, March 2, just... [Read more]

REPORT: Burien man most likely jumped, attacked near SW 136th & Ambaum

REPORT: Burien man most likely jumped, attacked near SW 136th & Ambaum

KING5 is reporting that Jaron Bidwell, who lives in the Alturas at Burien (formerly The Heights) apartment complex, was most likely jumped and beaten on Tuesday night, Feb. 23 near the AM/PM Mini Market... [Read more]

Student assaulted, tied up in bathroom at Evergreen High School Tuesday

Student assaulted, tied up in bathroom at Evergreen High School Tuesday

From our sister site The White Center Blog: The King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a 16-year old female student was found tied up in a school bathroom at Evergreen High School in White... [Read more]

Des Moines Councilmember charged with slapping special needs student

Des Moines Councilmember charged with slapping special needs student

From our sister site The Waterland Blog: https://youtu.be/B_KAOue-aus by Jack Mayne Des Moines City Councilmember Jeanette Burrage has been charged with assaulting a special needs student riding on a... [Read more]

Man, Woman robbed of cell phone on Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien Wednesday

Man, Woman robbed of cell phone on Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien Wednesday

Police say that on Wednesday (Jan. 14) afternoon around 2:15 p.m., a male and a female (both adults) assaulted a male and female (both adults), and stole a cell phone from one of them on Ambaum Blvd.... [Read more]

Two arrests made in Sound Transit Light Rail assault in SeaTac

Two arrests made in Sound Transit Light Rail assault in SeaTac

King County Sheriff’s detectives working for Sound Transit Police announced Friday (March 28) that they have arrested two of five teens suspected of assaulting a man and breaking his jaw on a light rail... [Read more]

Good Samaritan Chases Thief, Gets Assaulted – as told by his 10-year old Son

Good Samaritan Chases Thief, Gets Assaulted – as told by his 10-year old Son

A good Samaritan and his 10-year old son pursued a shoplifter outside Walgreen’s in Burien Wednesday night on their bikes, before the Father was assaulted numerous times on Ambaum Blvd. and SW 136th Street…