Woman stabbed while waiting for bus early Friday morning
SEATTLE -- A woman was stabbed in the face, shoulders and hands while waiting at a bus stop early Friday morning in South Park, according to the Seattle Police Department.
According to police, a passerby found the victim lying on the sidewalk in the 1000 block of South Cloverdale Street around 4:45 a.m. and called 911.
The victim told officers she was waiting at a bus stop when she was attacked by two women, who stabbed her multiple times before running off.
According to Seattle Police Officer Drew Fowler, the woman told police her attackers were two other women.
"Certainly to have something this violent is definitely atypical," he said.
A witness reportedly found the victim and called 911. That was in front of Chris Krause's house - where no one heard a thing. "My window's right there," said, Krause, "and didn't hear anything at all this morning."
Then later in the morning Krause spotted the blood on the sidewalk in front. Orin Haynes, a friend, says at first they figured it was probably just someone with a bloody nose, "and now it appears that it was quite a bit more than a bloody nose."
The woman was taken to Harborview; she'd been stabbed in the face, shoulders, and hands. Police now say a dispute on Facebook may have sparked the attack.
Officers found some information at the scene as to the identity of the attackers, apparently at least one of whom was known by the victim, but they were unable to locate any suspects.