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Assailant being sought after downtown attack

Spokane Police investigate an assault Sunday evening along Third Avenue near Washington Street. (Mike Prager)
Spokane Police investigate an assault Sunday evening along Third Avenue near Washington Street. (Mike Prager)

Spokane police tonight were searching for two men after a third man was badly cut in a fight in the downtown area.

The victim, in his late 30s or 40s, suffered cuts on the face in the incident in the 400 block of West Third Avenue about 6:30 p.m.

Two men fled the scene in a vehicle, and then abandoned the vehicle at Pacific Avenue and Pine Street. A K-9 was brought to the vehicle in an effort to track the suspects.

Police described the assailant as a Hispanic man who is 5-foot-7 and was wearing a teal-colored winter coat.



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