• Police: Man in custody after stabbing girlfriend's hand; 90-minute standoff


    SEATTLE - A man was taken into custody Saturday morning after a police standoff, said police. 

    After 8 a.m., police responded to a report of a domestic violence assault with a knife at an apartment complex in the 12700 block of Lake City Way Northeast. 

    According to police, a man stabbed his girlfriend in the hand during a dispute and fled the scene. 

    Officers found the man hiding underneath a parked car in the garage of the complex, but he refused to come out. 

    After a 90-minute standoff with SWAT officers, the man surrendered and was taken into custody. 

    Medics took the woman to an area hospital to be treated for her non-life-threatening injuries.

    The man will be booked into the King County Jail for felony domestic violence assault. 

    The incident remains under investigation. 

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