Man attacked, robbed while at playground with daughter
SEATTLE -- A man was attacked and robbed of his cellphone while watching his daughter play at a Rainier Beach playground Friday night, according to the Seattle Police Department.
The victim was talking on his phone around 8:30 p.m. at a park in the 8800 block of Rainier Avenue South while his daughter played nearby.
According to the police report for the incident, the suspect, who had been sitting at a nearby picnic table with two other men, approached the victim and tried to grab his phone.
A witness later told police she saw the two men struggle over the phone and the suspect hit the victim. The suspect eventually got control of the phone and ran off, according to the report.
Officers were unable to find the suspect.