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Convicted felon wanted for vicious domestic violence attack in King County — arrested in Oregon

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AUSTIN new mugshot

New booking photo of William Austin from Clackamas County Jail

FUGITIVE CAPTURED June 5, 2015 —
The King County Sheriff’s Office says William Austin was arrested and booked into the Clackamas County Jail in Oregon on Friday.

AUSTINFUGITIVE WANTED IN KING COUNTY June 2, 2015 —
King County detectives say William Austin came home drunk early one morning, fell asleep, then woke up and attacked his girlfriend when she tried to end their relationship.

“She tries to leave,” says Jim Fuda with Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound. “He smacks her with a closed fist across the face, grabs her by her throat, pushes her down on the bed and chokes her more than once.”

Since 1991, Austin has had more than 30 convictions for assault, theft and vandalism.

If you know where King County detectives can find him, call an anonymous tip into:
CRIME STOPPERS: 1-800-222-TIPS

You must call the Crime Stoppers hotline with your tip to be eligible to receive a cash reward for information leading to a fugitive’s arrest.

CLICK HERE for information on how to TEXT A TIP to Crime Stoppers.