Bremerton police arrested a Minnesota man this morning for allegedly assaulting a man and woman at 7-11, and for being in possession of a stolen firearm.
Around 8 a.m. this morning, Bremerton officers were called to a report of an assault at the 7-11 located at 802 Sixth Street.
Here’s what happened, according to a press release from the police department:
A 37-year-old woman from the Shelton area was at 7-11 with her two children and her friend, a 35-year-old man.
The woman reported that she confronted the suspect — later identified as a 31-year-old transient from Minnesota — as he walked by her on Sixth Street Tuesday morning. She said she recognized him as the person who had stolen her phone the previous day. When she confronted the suspect, he allegedly struck her in the face with a closed fist. She reportedly suffered “significant injuries.”
After the woman’s friend witnessed the assault and came to her aid, the suspect reportedly turned toward him and repeatedly struck him in the face with a