Stabbing at Pt Defiance Park

Date Solved: 3/29/2024

Tacoma Police detectives need your help to identify the suspect responsible for a stabbing.

On Feb. 10, 2024, just before 1:00 p.m., a woman was walking on the Spine Trail (sometimes referred to as the light-blue trail), near Owen Beach in Pt. Defiance Park, when she was attacked by a male suspect. The suspect pinned the victim to the ground and repeatedly stabbed her. Witnesses intervened and the suspect fled on foot. He ran towards the Owen Beach parking lot and witnesses lost sight of him.

The suspect is described as a light-skinned, black male in his 20’s to 30’s, 5'8" to 6'0", and 160 lbs. He had black hair that was approximately 3-6 inches long and in an unkempt afro style with short facial hair. He wore a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants, and black shoes. 

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