Man beaten up while daughter watches from car

The following information was compiled from Renton Police Department incident reports.

The following information was compiled from Renton Police Department incident reports.

A man contacted police Jan. 16 to report he was assaulted.

According to the police report, the man was driving on Sunset Avenue Northeast with his daughter in his car. As he approached the 4000 block, a sedan pulled out of a marijuana dispensary parking lot and onto Sunset Avenue Northeast rapidly.

The man reportedly had to slam on his breaks to avoid collision. He then honked his horn. The sedan was parked on the side of the road.

The man then drove into the parking lot because “he was afraid to pass and he wanted to see what the driver of the vehicle was going to do,” according to the police report. The sedan driver then reversed into the parking lot.

The man said he then made a poor decision to step outside his car and yell at the driver, “Are you crazy?”

The driver stepped out of his car and began punching the man. The man tripped over a curb and fell down, and the driver continued to punch him. Two women reportedly got out of the car and joined in on the assault.

The three suspects stopped punching the man when an unknown man stepped out of the dispensary and reportedly yelled, “Stop, leave him alone.”

They got back into the car and left the scene.

The victim was unable to remember the car’s license plate number.

There is no further suspect information on this case.

MAN GETS MUGGED:

A man was walking down Burnett Avenue South Jan. 15 when he said he was grabbed from behind by two male suspects, taken to the ground and told to shut up.

One suspect reportedly punched the victim in the face two or three times while the other attempted to go through his pockets. The victim said he resisted and tried kicking them while screaming for help. The two suspects later fled.

According to the victim, his glasses got knocked off his face so he couldn’t get a good look at the victims. He said they were young, tall and wearing dark clothing. The suspects allegedly stole his ID, work ID badge, some notes with a work password and a Seahawks hat.

There is no further information on this case.

MISSING MAILBOX UNIT:

The property manager of an apartment complex on the 1200 block of Anacortes Avenue Northeast contacted police Jan. 15 to report a mailbox unit was missing.

She told police that a tenant approached her and asked her where the missing mailbox was.

All that was left from the missing mailbox unit were the bolts on the ground that the pedestal was mounted on. The unit was reportedly “cluster style” and was valued at $150.

There is no suspect information on this case.


Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@rentonreporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.rentonreporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in News

Unemployment claims continue to climb

For the week of March 22-28, claims have reached more than 181,000.

Photo by Haley Ausbun
                                From the Reporter archives. Cedar River Park Trail on a sunny spring day, May 2019.
Renton announces park closures

Following King County and Seattle’s decisions to close active park facilities, in… Continue reading

Renton suspends water shutoffs, waives utility late fee payments

Renton City Council continued discussions of how to help the city during… Continue reading

Inslee to state businesses: Pivot to make medical equipment

The governor said Wednesday that the state must become self-reliant in the fight against COVID-19.

Enumclaw Rehab center a hotbed for coronavirus

Ten clients and two employees have tested positive for COVID-19.

State legislators discussed COVID-19 impacts during a East King Chambers Coalition webinar on March 31 moderated by Kate Riley of The Seattle Times. Screenshot
State lawmakers discuss COVID-19 impacts with chambers

Four state lawmakers gathered for a webinar with the East King Chambers Coalition.

Fighting the coronavirus, 100 masks at a time

In the early 1930s, Dorothy Lucille used whatever she had on hand… Continue reading

Most Read