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      Police: Burglar arrested after threatening officers with dagger

      SEATTLE -- A 45-year-old burglar was arrested Sunday evening in West Seattle after threatening officers with a dagger, according to the Seattle Police Department.

      According to police, a resident in the 2200 block of Fairmount Avenue Southwest called 911 around 5:30 p.m. to report being burglarized by a man he's been letting live in one of his vehicles outside his home.

      Officers found the suspect in a car a few blocks away and tried to arrest him.

      According to police, the suspect threatened officers with a dagger then took off running when they tried to use a Taser on him. A second successful shot from the Taser got the suspect to drop the knife, but he then reportedly charged at officers.

      After a brief struggle, the suspect was arrested. According to police, he had two of the victim's debit cards on him, plus a receipt showing he had pawned an expensive camera belonging to the victim.

      The suspect was booked into King County Jail for investigation of burglary and assault on an officer.

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