Police: Woman bludgeoned with rock, cellphone stolen in downtown Seattle

Police seek a man who reportedly bludgeoned a woman with a rock in downtown Seattle on Tuesday.

According to authorities, a woman flagged a Seattle Police officer on patrol near Third and Pike around 6 a.m. The victim told the officer she was waiting at the bus stop, when a man came up with a "fist-sized rock" and hit her in the head with it.

The suspect reportedly stole her cellphone and ran off. The woman was taken to Harborview Medical Center for treatment.

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Anyone with information on the attack or the suspect is urged to call Seattle Police’s violent crimes tip line at (206) 233-5000.