Shoplifter threatens employee with box cutter | Police blotter

The Bellevue police blotter for Monday, Dec. 17

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Monday, Dec. 17

Assault: Suspect was accused of pushing the victim on the bus on the 1000 block of 156th Avenue Northeast. The suspect admitted to the assault. Suspect was summoned for the assault and arrested/booked on an unrelated outstanding warrant.

Assault/Theft: The suspect stole items from the establishment and when doing so assaulted the employee on the 900 block of 112th Avenue Northeast. The suspect was located near the transit center and arrested and booked into jail.

DUI/Crash: The driver drove the vehicle off roadway and damaged private property including a tree. Officers arrived and arrested the suspect for DUI.

Assault/Property Damage: The suspect was suspected of shoplifting by employees on the 600 block of 120th Avenue Northeast. An employee confronted the subject outside the store. The subject became aggressive and verbally abusive. The suspect then pulled out a box cutter knife from her pocket and threatened the employee. The employee backed away and called police. Police located the subject nearby. The suspect was arrested and booked.

Assault: The victim reported that the suspect assaulted him and then picked up a hatchet and swung it at him to intimidate him and to get him to leave on the 2400 block of 140th Avenue Northeast. The victim stated he was never hit with the hatchet. The victim did not wish to pursue charges and only wanted us to document the incident and talk to the suspect. He stated that no one else was in danger inside the residence. Officers attempted to call the suspect, but his phone was dead. Case report taken for documentation only.

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