April 10, 2011 in City

Assailant being sought after downtown attack

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Spokane Police investigate an assault Sunday evening along Third Avenue near Washington Street.
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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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