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A man was stabbed tonight at Jacob Ambaum Park in Burien. He is expected to survive.

Gruesome Burien stabbing; victim expected to survive

Sgt. Cindi West of the King County Sheriff’s Office said a 40 year-old man entered the public bathroom tonight at Jacob Ambaum Park at 12621 Ambaum Blvd. SW. when another man walked in and tried to take his cellphone.

The victim refused, and the man stabbed him in the head and neck. He is described as a Hispanic man with a blue backpack. Police said he would likely be covered in the victim's blood.

The victim was taken to Haborview Medical Center and is expected to live.

We will update.

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