A Seattle Police Division officer was assaulted in the course of the restoration of a stolen car in the Eastlake neighborhood early Sunday, the division introduced.
In keeping with SPD, the officer discovered a reported stolen car in the 2300 block of Franklin Avenue East round 1:30 a.m. Because the officer tried to recuperate the car, a person walked out from a close-by residence constructing and began interfering with the tow truck that was driving away with the car.
The person was acknowledged as having a number of excellent felony warrants and was taken into custody after a brief foot pursuit.
Because the officer was ready for backup to reach, the 42-year-old man started yelling again towards the residence constructing. Police mentioned a lady then got here out of the residence and inserted herself between the officer and the detained man.
Quickly after, a second man that the suspect knew got here from the residence and assaulted the police officer to stop the suspect’s detainment.
The 2 males returned to an residence and barricaded themselves inside, police mentioned.
SPD hostage negotiators have been referred to as to the scene to try to get the lads to voluntarily exit the residence. Police later obtained a search warrant to enter the residence and discover the 2 males. SPD’s SWAT Staff entered the residence and took each males into custody.
The officer who was assaulted suffered non-life-threatening accidents. The suspects weren’t injured.
The 42-year-old man was arrested for investigation of assault, obstruction, resisting arrest, false reporting, and his excellent warrants. The second man, a 32-year-old, was arrested for investigation of assault and obstruction. Each have been booked into the King County Jail.
Officers additionally requested obstruction prices for the girl who got here from the residence and inserted herself between the officer and the detained suspect.