Assault Suspect Taken into Custody After SWAT Stand-off in North Seattle

A man wanted in connection to an assault taken into custody after a SWAT standoff near Northgate.

*Update from Seattle Police*

Police arrested a 35-year-old man in North Seattle on Sunday after he stabbed another man at an encampment.

Around 6:30 p.m., officers were called to 107th Street and Corliss Avenue North, where they found the victim, a 46-year-old man, with stab wounds to his hands and arm.

The victim told police the suspect had come to his tent, and threatened him with a large knife and handgun. The two men had reportedly been in a dispute involving a woman.

The suspect stabbed the victim and left the scene, fleeing to an apartment two blocks away.

Officers went to the apartment, but the man initially refused to come out. SWAT and negotiators were called to the scene and the man was eventually taken into custody.

Police booked the 35-year-old into the King County Jail for assault.

Seattle,WA: Around 7 p.m., Seattle Police and Fire responded to the area of Corliss Ave N and N 105th St for a reported assault. Crews treated one victim at the scene. Seattle Police could not provide any further details on the victim at this time.

SWAT and crisis negotiation team was called out to the Park Meridian Condos where the suspect in the assault was held up inside their residence.

Just before 10 p.m., the suspect was taken into custody without incident.

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