Police Investigating Attacks on Women In South Seattle

By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee December 8, 2011

More Fuzz: Police investigating attacks on women in South Seattle, men plead guilty in Seattle terror case, man arrested for "anarchist" graffiti.

1) Seattle police detectives are investigating two attacks on women in South Seattle, which may be connected.

In the first attack, police say a masked man grabbed a woman just before 8 pm on December 1 as she was unloading her car near Martin Luther King Jr. Way S and S Webster St. The woman bit the suspect's hand, and he fled.

Police say a masked man again attacked a woman yesterday, around 10:30 pm on 35th Ave. S. and Holly Park Dr. S. Again, the woman was unloading her car when the man grabbed her. She was able to fight the man off, but he fled before police arrived.

Police say the suspect is a black male, 5’8″  approximately 140 pounds, wearing a black hoodie and a black ski mask.

Sexual assault unit detectives are handling the investigation, because police believe the attacks may have been sexually motivated.

2) One of two men indicted for planning an attack on a military training facility in SoDo has pleaded guilty to weapons and "conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction" charges in federal court.

In June, authorities arrested Walli Mujahidh (aka Frederick Domingue Jr) and another man after the Seattle Police Department's intelligence unit received a tip that the men were planning to attack the Military Entrance Processing Station with rifles and grenades.

Walli Mujahidh faces 27-32 years in prison if his plea goes through.

3) A patrol officer gave a man a good scolding in South Park last night after he caught the man scrawling anarchist graffiti on a wall near a bus stop.

The officer was driving near 7th Ave. S. and S. Cloverfield St. at about 6:45 pm when he  spotted a man—wearing a black bike helmet, black hoodie, black jean vest (!), and black pants, and standing next to a bicycle—at a bus stop writing "AnXch" on a brick wall with a marker.

When the cop stopped and asked the man what he was doing, the man told the officer he was bored and said "it was a childish thing to do, I’m sorry.”

Police say the officer recognized the man's tag as "anarchist graffiti associated with the Occupy Movement."

After giving him a stern talking-to, the officer let the man go from the scene and referred the case to the city attorney's office.

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