Hotel employee attacked by man sleeping in stairwell

SEATTLE -- A man found sleeping in the stairwell on the 27th floor of the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Seattle attacked a security guard as he attempted to escape, according to the Seattle Police Department.

According to the police report for the incident, a security guard found the man shortly after 2:15 a.m. Monday and asked him to leave since he was not a guest at the hotel.

The man took off running through the hotel as the security guard gave chase. At one point, the man turned around and punched the security guard in the nose, according to the report.

The security guard chased the man out of the hotel where the man reportedly pulled a knife on him.

The man walked off, and the security guard continued to follow at a distance until officers arrived and arrested the man.