Seattle Suspect Accused of Assault With a Ukulele
Seattle police are searching for a suspect who tried to hold up a convenience store Tuesday night, but their weapon of choice was more suited to playing "Tiny Bubbles!"A gas station near SW Myrtle and Delridge Way was held up by a man who attacked the clerk with a ukulele. The man, described only as white and in his early 20s, had tried to steal a six-pack of Old English Beer. He was accompanied by a woman, also believed to be in her early 20s. When the clerk confronted them and called 911. The man hit her in the head with the instrument, shattering it completely.
The clerk did require some stitches to hear head, but otherwise escaped serious injury. Police did not say if they've located a suspect from the surveillance store footage. Tiny Tim was said to be distraught over the ukulele.