SEATTLE - An employee at a Seattle apartment building was stabbed when confronting a trespasser Monday evening, according to police.
Around 5:30 p.m., a resident of the building near 1st and Vine in the Belltown neighborhood called 911 to report a scuffle.
According to Seattle Police, the suspect stabbed the 65-year-old maintenance worker in the chest before running away from the scene.
Medics took the victim to a nearby hospital. His injuries were not life-threatening, authorities said.
The suspect was described oly as a thin white man in his 30s or 40s, wearing a light blue mask and a hoodie over his backpack.
Police said they detained a man nearby, but a witness could not identify him as the suspect.
Anyone with information is asked to call police.