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Suspect arrested for hitting vehicles with concrete on I-5 near Federal Way

A total of four vehicles were damaged and one person was injured.

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. — A 35-year-old man was arrested Monday after throwing chunks of concrete at vehicles traveling on I-5 near Federal Way.

Troopers with Washington State Patrol received a 911 call around 12:30 a.m. stating a pedestrian threw a rock at a vehicle, damaging the windshield near the South 272nd interchange.

The suspect was found lying in tall grass. 

A trooper found chunks of concrete in the area that appeared to have been recently broken off of a nearby barrier.

A total of four victims reported damage to their vehicles as they approached S 272nd Street in the southbound lanes of I-5. One of the drivers received minor injuries after being hit by concrete and cut by shattered glass.

One driver identified the suspect as the person that threw a piece of concrete at his vehicle.

WSP is continuing to investigate. At this time, there is no information that links the incident on Monday morning to those occurring through the Seattle corridor.