Seattle Crime reports that a man who tried to grab a bus passenger’s iPod while exiting at 23rd and Jefferson was left empty-handed after falling and hitting a tree.
The victim was sitting near the back door on a Metro bus just before 1:00pm on February 10th when the bus stopped at 23rd and Jefferson.
A ponytailed man ran by the victim, grabbed his iPod, and tried to jump off the bus.
The victim held on to his mp3 player and followed the suspect off the bus, falling on top of the suspect.
According to the report, “the suspect hit his head on a tree and let go of the iPod.”
The victim hopped back on the bus and left the attempted thief on the ground.