Lynnwood Police release sketch of Edmonds CC stabbing suspect


Lynnwood Police detectives on Friday released a sketch of the man suspected of stabbing a 22-year-old Edmonds Community College student on May 31.

Police worked with the victim to produce a sketch in an effort to get more leads on this case.

The suspect approached the Edmonds Community College student about 9:30 a.m. May 31 in the college’s Alderwood Hall building, stabbed him and then robbed him of cash. The victim yelled for help and some students and teachers nearby came to his aid and called 911.

Witnesses saw the suspect flee the scene on foot, away from the campus. Police responded and cordoned off the area for K-9 unit tracking but were not able to locate the suspect.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 18 to 24 years old. He is thin to medium build and 5’ 8” to 5’ 11” tall with a shaved head or very short haircut. He was wearing a blue-and- white, plaid-type jacket at the time of the assault.

The victim was transported to Swedish Edmonds Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and was treated and released.

Anyone with information about this case should call Lynnwood Police Det. Scott Dilworth at 425-670-5619. Or you can call Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound at 1-800-222-TIPS or text FYI + the message to 274637 (CRIMES) and send in your anonymous crime tip. All tips are confidential and you could earn a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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