The Morning Blotter: Stranded Motorist Robbed At Knifepoint

By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee February 1, 2011

Seattle police are looking for a man who held a knife to a woman's throat and robbed her after her car broke down in South Seattle last week.

The woman was driving near Rainier and Henderson at about 5:15pm on January 27th when her car stalled.

The woman pulled over near Rainier and S. Director St, and opened up her car's hood to check the engine.

As the woman was standing in front of her car, a man came up behind her and held a knife to her neck.

The man told the woman "We can make this easy. I am not interested in your cards. Just give me your cash and anything you have," according to a police report.

The woman handed over her iPod and $60.

The suspect then got into a maroon sedan and drove north on Rainier.

The woman went home and called police.

Unfortunately, the woman told officers she didn't get a good look at the suspect, and probably wouldn't be able to identify him.

According to the report, the woman sustained a 3-inch wound on her neck during the attack.

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