A Seattle father says he found a Samurai sword and a throwing ax in a drug-riddled encampment next to his kindergartener’s school — the latest sign that the city’s homeless problem is out of control.
Ryle Goodrich said the trash-littered tent colony at Bitter Lake Playfield — outside his son’s school, Broadview Thomson K-8 — is a blight on the city and a danger to students, Fox News reports.
“I walked through, and I found a samurai sword lying upright next to a tent, unattended,” Goodrich fumed Friday. “Then the day after … someone [had] a throwing ax right in the middle of the trail, surrounded by tents and throwing it at this target, you know, repeatedly hitting the bullseye.”
He said kids at the school have a “front-row seat” to the fighting, drug use and defecation that has plagued the park for weeks.
The unsettling sword discovery came just days before a parks worker was attacked by a