@SeattlePD / TwitterA Seattle man was arrested on Oct. 16, 2020, after allegedly throwing a burning piece of wood into a police vehicle with an officer inside. (@SeattlePD / Twitter)
By Jake Dima
Published October 16, 2020 at 8:02am
A Seattle man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly tossed a burning piece of wood into a police vehicle with an officer inside.
The man hurled an ignited wood beam into an unsuspecting officer’s patrol car, according to a news release from the Seattle Police Department.
One officer was taken to the hospital for burns and is expected to survive. The car was destroyed in the fire.
Police arrested a man in S. Lake Union today after he threw burning lumber into a patrol car. One officer taken to HMC with injuries from the fire. Force Investigators on scene as an officer is believed to have discharged a firearm during the incident: https://t.co/nXo7lpFUe2 pic.twitter.com/kIa30Bdp56