Seattle cop car set on fire with officer inside, man arrested

Seattle Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Set Fire To Cop Car with Officer Inside

Seattle police say a suspect set a police vehicle on fire Thursday afternoon while officers were inside.

Man sets fire to Seattle police car with officer still inside

An officer in their patrol vehicle was in an alley between Dexter Avenue and John Street around 1:30 p.m. looking for a man who was allegedly brandishing a flaming piece of lumber, according to police. 

When the officer found the man, he threw the flaming lumber into the patrol vehicle while the officer was still inside, police said. The patrol vehicle was engulfed in flames.

Other officers who responded to the scene chased the man into a nearby parking garage where they deployed a taser and took the man into custody.  Read Full Story at Source

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