Update via Lynnwood Police Department: There is a change to the suspect’s description and the victim has been treated and released from the hospital.
A 22-year-old Lynnwood man, a student at Edmonds Community College in Lynnwood, was approached about 9:30 a.m., Tues., May 31 in the Alderwood Hall building at the college. The victim was stabbed and robbed of some cash by an unknown man. Anyone with information about this case should call Lynnwood Police Department at 425.670.5600.
The victim yelled for help and some students and teachers nearby came out to help and called 911. The suspect was seen fleeing the scene on foot, away from the campus, by witnesses. Lynnwood police responded and cordoned off the area for a K9 track.
The suspect is described as a thin, black male, in his early 20s with a shaved head or very short haircut. He was wearing a black shirt and a blue and white plaid jacket.
The victim was transported to Swedish Edmonds Hospital (Formerly Stevens Hospital) with non-life-threatening injuries where he was treated and released.
No buildings were evacuated or locked down. Police continue to investigate. Anyone with information about this case should call Lynnwood Police Department at 425.670.5600.
Safety and Security at Edmonds CC
The center in Mountlake Terrace Hall 145 provides brief counseling on a wide variety of topics and also has a comprehensive list of resources and referrals to the greater community.
Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Appointments can be made with a professional counselor by calling 425.640.1358.