FEDERAL WAY, Wash. — Police arrested a man who reportedly punched a Metro bus driver, then pulled a knife when confronted by a sheriff’s deputy.
Sgt. Cindi West with the King County Sheriff’s Office says after the incident Wednesday morning on the bus, a Metro supervisor followed the suspect and reported it to police. A sheriff’s deputy eventually confronted the suspect who then pulled a knife and fled into the woods.
King County launched their helicopter to assist with the search. Authorities said they took the suspect into custody a short time later near 32nd Ave S & S 302nd Pl.
No further details were immediately known.
This is a developing story and will be updated.