Queen Anne

Drunk man attacked, robbed by men he let drive him home

SEATTLE -- After a night of drinking at a Lower Queen Anne bar, a man agreed to let three strangers drive him home only to have one of his volunteer designated drivers attack and rob him, according to the Seattle Police Department.

According to the police report for the incident, the victim left the bar at closing time early Monday morning and was approached by three men, who said they would give him a ride to his Magnolia apartment.

The man agreed to the ride and got into the backseat of a cream-colored two-door car.

Once at the apartment, one of the men escorted the victim to his door. But, as the victim put his keys in the door the man punched him in the face, according to the report.

The victim fell back, but the man reportedly grabbed his shirt, pulled him forward and punched him in the face a second time, possibly breaking his nose.

The victim told officers blood started spurting everywhere while the man took the cash out of the his pockets. The man also took the victim's backpack, which contained his tablet, cash and money orders, according to the report.

The man ran back to the car, and it drove off.

Officers arrived at the apartment in the 3500 block of 27th Place West to find a large amount of blood in the doorway but no sign of the three men or their car.