Howard Melton: If you ride public transit around Seattle — keep cautious eye out for missing bus stop attacker

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The Department of Corrections in King County needs your help finding missing High-Violent Offender, Howard Melton.

He’s breaking probation for attacking a man at a bus stop in Belltown. “He approached the victim at a bus stop. The victim feared for his life, tried to run away from him, ended up falling a short distance away. Melton took that opportunity, pounced on him and beat him, punched him in the face, stabbed him in his arm and stomach. We need your help to find him so no one else becomes his prey.”

Melton’s criminal history also includes burglary and drugs.

If you know where he’s hiding, call an anonymous tip into:

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