Seattle Man Attacks Police with Burning Log and Burns up the Police Cruiser.



A man threw a flaming piece of lumber into a police cruiser while an officer was inside while driving down an alleyway in Seattle. Body cam, dash cam and surveillance footage provide a split screen account. Officers responded to the South Lake Union neighborhood around 1.30pm on Thursday afternoon. Upon being ordered the stop, the man suddenly charges at the patrol car while wielding the burning piece of lumber. One officer discharged his firearm, while another deployed a Taser gun at the suspect during the incident. The suspect did not sustain gunshot wound, and was arrested on investigation of assault and possible arson. The officer suffered minor burns and was treated at a medical center.

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