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Man stabbed in View Ridge this morning – he's OK

December 7th, 2012 by Support Staff

Seattle police report that a robbery victim was left with a minor stab wound after he got off a bus nearNortheast  65th Street and 36th Avenue Northeast just after 1 a.m. today.

The victim was walking southbound when three suspects jumped out of some bushes and attacked him.

“The suspects hit the victim in his head, knocked him to the ground and apparently stabbed him in his back, leaving him with a half-inch wound. The suspects then fled with the victim’s bag,” police said.

The victim was able to run home and called 911. Officers tried searching for the suspects with the help of a K9 unit, but weren’t able to find them.

The victim was then taken to University of Washington Medical Center by a private ambulance.

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Metro operating on snow routes until further notice

January 16th, 2012 by Support Staff

King County Metro Transit is operating all bus routes on designated snow routes until further notice.

From Metro:

If your bus does not have a pre-planned snow route, it will operate its regular route, however service may be delayed due to weather and road conditions. Transit customers are advised to wait for buses at posted bus stops on flat portions of cleared arterials or at major transfer points, such as park-and-ride lots and transit centers where there may be multiple service options.

It is not possible to know when a bus will arrive at a specific location, or to provide service updates at the individual trip or stop level.

Use regularly published timetables as a guide, check Metro’s online snow page for route updates, be aware of conditions in your area and be prepared for delays.

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