• Man injured in Pioneer Square assault


    SEATTLE - A 37-year-old man was assaulted early Saturday morning in Pioneer Square, police said.

    The incident happened at about 1:30 a.m. near the intersection at First Avenue South and South Jackson Street. 

    According to police, officers responded to a report of a fight and a man was down. 

    When police arrived, they found a man on the ground, unconscious and bleeding from the head. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center and his condition is unknown. 

    Police said the man was walking from a bar with his wife and a friend when they saw two men arguing. The victim said something to the men and then they turned on him. 

    Witnesses told police that the men punched the victim in the head multiple times and knocked him to the ground. The men proceeded to kick the man in the head while he was on the ground. 

    The two men then fled the scene in a black four-door sedan. 

    Police described the men as black in their 20s to early 30s. 

    Officers searched the area, but could not find them. 

    Police will continue to investigate the incident. 

    Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call the Seattle Police Department.

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