Police: “We Need to Find the Attackers,” and Westlake Park Victim

Gary Horcher, KIRO TV, June 26, 2013

Her face is bloodied, bruised, and swollen, but the woman seen staggering away from a vicious public beating in broad daylight is still a mystery to police.

“We don’t know where to find her, and we need to,” Seattle Police Detective Renee Witt said.

Even veteran SPD officers were astonished when they saw the cellphone video, which shows a defenseless woman being punched, kicked and stomped relentlessly by three other women for almost 60 seconds. The attack happened in the middle of crowded Westlake Park, and no one there seemed interested in stopping it.

Police hadn’t seen the video until being contacted by KIRO 7.

“It’s unbelievably violent and shocking. We need to find the attackers, they need to be arrested,” Witt said. A link to the video was sent to KIRO 7 on Monday.

SPD detectives said that even if the beating suspects are identified they cannot arrest anyone until they find the victim first.

“Without her cooperation, her willingness to testify, to say these are the people who assaulted me, our detectives don’t have a case,” Witt said.

The beating led to several 911 calls and when officers arrived they spoke briefly to the victim while she was being taken to Harborview by paramedics. She suffered head injuries in the attack, but it was not life-threatening. She was released hours after the attack.

“They got what they believe to be her name, but she didn’t have a good address,” Witt told KIRO 7. “She might be a transient, but she deserves justice.

Officers detained three suspects in a nearby alley, but eyewitnesses would not identify them as the assailants, so officers had no choice but to let them go.

“We know who those suspects are and where they live,” Witt said. “If someone can lead us to the victim, we would be able to go and arrest them.”

People who hang out at Westlake Park understand the unwillingness of eyewitnesses to come forward. Anyone with information is asked to call police.

“If they’ll do that to her, what’s to stop them from doing the same to me,” Seattle resident Katie Bradbury asked. “It’s just sad and frightening.”


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  • Puggg

    “We need to find the attackers,” says the Seattle P.D.

    They need to find them in order to turn right around and deny the race-hate angle, and for a leftist Seattle judge to give them slap on the hand punishments.

  • negrolocaust

    could you please start the article with Seattle, WA its really a drag to have to scan the article to find out where the story is coming from.

  • negrolocaust

    i saw this a month ago. sometimes i wonder if these people might deserve a beatdown though.

  • Hans Schneider

    all whites should be taught in handling revolvers and also pack one.

    • A Freespeechzone

      It is fairly easy to obtain a carry permit in Washington State….best to give that SERIOUS consideration. No Apologies.

  • Let’s hope the victim in the next one of these attacks shoots and kills her attackers. Since Trayvon Martin is now permanently out of the beat-down business, gunfire seems to be the appropriate response.

    • Luca

      This is going to be the new Eric Holder training video, shown on PBS, informing White people of the appropriate way to act as an alternative to Stand Your Ground.

      In that way, only a robbery and battery will have taken place and not a murder. Furthermore, if you defend yourself you may be at risk of committing a racist crime.

      Ha! it is good that God gave some Whites the ability to think for themselves.

  • Seattle again, huh? Well, that is one way to get rid of the leftist liberal scum.

    • Ngati Pakeha

      Sufficiently ‘indoctrinated’ to I am sure.

  • Rhialto

    What is the back story? Did the attackers know the victim? Why did they attack her? Was it just racial hatred, or were there more specific reasons? Why did the victim evade the police?

    • IstvanIN

      She thought the “N” word in 1996.

  • din_do_nuffins

    “It’s unbelievably violent and shocking.”

    That’s a hate filled racist comment.

    Nobody is shocked by Diversity violence anymore.

  • Spartacus

    Look at all those vermin, standing around and watching while a white woman gets attacked by ****-skins that aren’t even fit to be soap! As far as I’m concerned, that entire city should be wiped off the face of the earth with a nuke !

    • Whitetrashgang

      Yeah can you imagine a soap made out of ni66ers who would want it. Well maybe a DWL .The lamp shades maybe , but tires for sure .My tires never let a ni66er down.

    • Anonymous White

      But that’s where Harold Covington is! 🙁

      • Spartacus

        Give him a few hours heads-up then.

    • Magician

      Yeah I am very surprised as well. Why not at least break up the violence, if you are so scared of being labeled as a racist for attacking black girls

  • Epiminondas

    Nice people, those Seattle liberals.

  • Luca

    If Obama had a mother, she would look like the victim. If Obama had sistas, they would look like the rampaging beasts.

  • Tinfoil A22hat

    Chickens, meet roost.

  • Evette Coutier

    I don’t feel sorry for white liberals who choose to live with Bantus. We all live with the consequences of our choices. If they choose to be stupid, then we have no obligation of concern.

    • Sloppo

      Some whites can’t afford to find a place to live in a good (non-bantu) area.

      • Evette Coutier

        Those folks are a different matter. However, Seattle is not one of those areas. It is a liberal Mecca of diversity.

  • OhWow

    These black on white mob attacks are all the same. You can just sense the racial tension oozing from them. In their minds as they kick and punch the helpless white woman are “we hate you because you are prettier than us”, “we need to get the white man back for slavery”, etc.

    You can tell by her outfit that she is a libtard in a libtard stronghold (Seattle). She was probably just bragging how diverse her neighborhood was and bragging about how non-racist she was. Then the real diversity beat the daylights out of her. It’s kind of like supporting sharks all your life saying they are just misunderstood until one bites you in 2. Yet, they never learn.

    • Sloppo

      You’re probably right about her ideological leanings, but it’s still disturbing to see an incapacitated white woman kicked on the ground in the manner which is customary for packs of bantus. Hopefully she learned something about bantu group behaviors.

  • HJ11

    I do my best to pass on stories of Black on White violence to as many people as possible. I think all Whites should do the same. It may save some lives and win some hearts as people wake up to reality.

  • Germanacus

    Another Trayvon moment. If you live in a right-to-carry state, do so. Don’t let these low-IQ thugs get away with making you their next murder or rape victim.

  • ViktorNN

    Tell me why I shouldn’t hate them. They obviously hate us.

    • Magician

      You should be careful you can get a life sentence just for hating them

  • Nathanwartooth

    This is Seattle.

    I’m surprised they aren’t trying to find the White woman so they can charge her with hurting the Blacks hands and feet while they beat her.

    • Magician

      And why the white girl did not give all her money to the underpreviledged black women

      Blacks will get a slap in the wrist if they beat the daylight out of a white woman

      White men will go to JAIL if he says one sentence that describes blacks negatively.

  • exLibtard

    This is an old story. I’ll say now what I said then: She got what she deserved. Ethnomasochistic, guilty White libtards deserve to be beaten to a pulp by blacks.

  • Magician

    If the races were reversed we would hear about it for the next 50 years in msm