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Serial slapper returns, sexually assaults two women in Federal Way | Police blotter

Following is a sample from the Federal Way police log April 28 to May 4.

April 28

Assault with firearm: At about 3:42 a.m. near the 1714 block of S. 282nd Place, a victim reported having a gun pointed at her head along with being choked and punched in the head several times. The victim fled to a neighbor’s residence and called 911.

Man inappropriately messages child: At about 4:47 p.m. near the 33000 block of 37th Court SW, a woman called 911 to report an unknown man was communicating with her 10-year-old child via the internet and having inappropriate conversations. The mother is concerned her child is being possibly baited by the man. The child’s cell phone was turned over to investigators, but the child was uncooperative with the mother in providing further information to police.

April 29

Serial slapper returns: At about 12:58 p.m. near the 2200 block of S. Commons, an unknown adult male suspect grabbed a woman’s breast without consent. The suspect fled in a silver four-door BMW and the license plate is unknown. About 30 minutes later, the suspect approached another woman in the Ross parking lot and assaulted her by slapping her behind. The suspect fled in the same vehicle as described in the prior incident. Anyone with information about these incidents or the suspect is encouraged to call 253-835-2121.

April 30

Suspect flees after rape: At about 5:40 a.m. near the 31000 block of 23rd Avenue S., officers responded to a suspicious circumstance after a reporting party stated his sister was being raped at her condo. Upon officers’ arrival, the suspect fled the area.

Death threats via text: At about 2:50 p.m. near the 30800 block of 6th Place SW, a victim began receiving threats via text, which included pictures of dead bodies being sent to them from an unknown number. The suspect of the unknown phone number also made threats to kill the victim. The victim believes this is connected to a recent OfferUp ad he placed to sell his sunglasses. The victim did not meet up with the buyer, and since then has started receiving the threats over text.

Intoxicated woman swears at kids: At about 7:37 p.m. near the 31600 block of Pete von Reichbauer Way, a woman was grabbing at children in the park that were not hers, and she was clearly intoxicated. The woman was also using profanity toward children and other parents when they told her to stop. The woman was detained and taken to the hospital due to severe intoxication. No one at the park wanted to press charges against the woman.

May 1

Police help boy in crisis: At about 10:39 a.m. near the 31600 block of 37th Avenue SW, officers responded to a juvenile problem where a mother reported her son was throwing items in the house and hit her. The boy has mental and behavioral problems and had not yet taken his medication that day. Officers arrived on the scene and found the boy attempting to slap a man. The man was blocking the hits as the boy was crying. Officers separated the boy from family members and the boy said he felt as if nobody wanted him. The boy calmed down after talking with police, and the family was reunited after making peace and apologizing prior to police departure.

May 2

Parking lot party: At about 2:57 p.m. near the 1090 block of S. 324th Street, a city employee called to report a large gathering of cars at Celebration Park with several cars doing burn-outs in the parking lot, driving recklessly, and others openly drinking alcohol. A team of patrol officers responded and cleared the related vehicles out of the parking lot with several traffic citations also issued.

Hate crime: At about 5:24 p.m. near the 1500 block of SW 327th Street, the victim was in his front yard when a neighbor from down the street, who had previously broken into the victim’s house in the past, approached him. The victim asked the neighbor to leave and the neighbor began to confront the victim. The neighbor punched the victim, called the victim a severe derogatory racial slur, then spat on the victim. The neighbor was gone upon police arrival, but was cited for malicious harassment.

Firearm assault: At about 11:30 p.m. near the 31006 block of Pacific Highway S., the victim was assaulted by her ex-boyfriend’s girlfriend as they took her vehicle.

May 3

Suicide attempt at parking garage: At about 6:43 p.m. near the 2000 block of S. 314th Street, a person jumped from a parking lot railing/staircase to the ground in an attempt to kill himself. Multiple witnesses saw the incident and some attempted to stop him, but were unable to do so. The man fell about 20-25 feet and suffered serious injuries. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center.

May 4

Burglar points gun: At about 1 a.m. near the 31000 block of 19th Place SW, officers responded to reports of a fight. Upon arrival, officers discovered a man pointed a firearm at another man while attempting to burglarize his garage. The man who pointed the firearm and attempted the burglary was arrested.

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