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Husband who stabbed wife still on the loose

September 27th, 2011 by Michael

Seattle police say the man who stabbed his wife last night in lower Queen Anne is still at large.

At 6:42 p.m., officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the 600 block of Queen Anne Avenue North near Roy Street. According to the preliminary police report, investigators found that a 24-year-old suspect stabbed a woman believed to be his wife. The suspect had fled the scene on foot and was gone when police arrived. Police searched the area using a canine unit but failed to locate the suspect.

The victim was taken to Harborview Medical Center and was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Detectives are currently searching for the man who is described as a white male about 5-foot-8, with shoulder-length brown hair. A knife was recovered at the scene. No word yet on where the victim was stabbed. The View will provide updates as they come.

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