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Hundreds attend Seattle self defense workshop

Seattle Self Defense ClassSEATTLE — Hundreds of men and women spent their morning attending a self defense workshop in Seattle on Saturday.

The workshop was held at MKG Seattle, a fitness and martial arts studio. MKG owner Andy Wilson said the workshop was in response to the “recent violence and attacks in the Green Lake and greater Seattle area.”  In particular, 4 separate attacks against women who were walking or jogging alone, Wilson said.

Seattle Police have issued a composite sketch of a suspect in relation to one of the attacks.

Police have recently increased patrols in the Green Lake area of Seattle. The suspect has not yet been found.


4 Comments to “Hundreds attend Seattle self defense workshop”

    Matt said:
    February 23, 2013 at 7:34 PM

    Best back up to a can of mace? Two well placed rounds from a snubbed nose .38

    Paula said:
    February 24, 2013 at 8:15 AM

    I am thankful to MKO Martial Arts International for providing this free class in self-defense! They may have saved a life!

    Arlie said:
    April 26, 2013 at 1:17 AM

    That's cool

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