• Police: Surveillance images released of ukulele-wielding attacker


    SEATTLE - Police released surveillance images Friday of a man who attacked a convenience store employee with a ukulele in West Seattle.

    According to police, a man and woman walked into a gas station near Delridge Way Southwest and Southwest Myrtle Street and tried to shoplift a six-pack of beer on the evening of Nov. 28.

    A store employee confronted the two, but the man argued with the employee and hit the employee with a ukulele, which shattered the instrument and cut the victim's scalp.

    The employee was taken to Highline Hospital to be treated, but gave officers a vague description of the man and woman.
    Police are still investigating the incident.

    Anyone with information is urged to call the Seattle Police Department at 206-684-5540.

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