Seattle Transit Officer Stabbed After Trying To Wake Up Passenger

SEATTLE (AP) — The King County sheriff’s office says a Metro transit officer who was stabbed Friday at a Seattle bus shelter has been released from Harborview Medical Center.

Spokeswoman Cindi West says the sergeant will recover.

The officer who went to awaken a sleeping man was stabbed in the shoulder and also suffered a cut hand.

The officer held the suspect at gunpoint until police arrived. They recovered two knives at the scene, in the Wallingford neighborhood.

(© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Comments

More From CBS Seattle

DOWNLOAD IT NOW!
Watch Danny Bonaduce On DANNY TV

Listen Live