CAPTURE UPDATE April 5, 2019 —
Seattle Police say detectives have arrested a suspect in the case and are releasing more information at 2:30pm.
SEATTLE — Seattle police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person who used a baseball bat to attack a developmentally disabled man at a bus stop.
According to Seattle police, the victim was waiting for the bus shortly after noon on March 24 at Rainier Avenue South and South Fisher Place.
The suspect approached the 61-year-old man and struck him with a baseball bat, police said.
The victim was suffered serious head injuries and was taken to Harborview Medical Center. He is being treated for a traumatic brain injury.
Police said a surveillance camera at a business in the area gave them an image of a possible suspect car, a gold Ford Contour, possibly 1998-2000, with a sunroof and a spoiler.
Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest in the case. You can remain anonymous. Submit the info through the P3 Tips App that you can download to your phone for free or call 1-800-222-TIPS.
The family has started a GoFundMe to help with expenses. Click here for more info.