Man in serious condition, one arrested after stabbing near Olympia Transit Center

A 47-year old man is in critical condition after he was stabbed along Washington Street near the Olympia Transit Center in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Police & medics were dispatched just after midnight to the scene at Olympia Ave & Washington St. after 911 callers reported a man bleeding. It was determined that he had been stabbed three times in his torso and abdomen.

Witnesses say the stabbing occurred after a woman’s wallet was stolen and her boyfriend approached the thief. He was then stabbed three times.

The suspect was arrested near Bayview Thriftway and had blood splatter on his clothes. He is being held in the Thurston County Jail.

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