Cops arrest high-violent offender who hid in closet to attack girlfriend

FUGITIVE CAPTURED October 8, 2013 -- The Department of Corrections says Sergio Johnston was arrested on DOC violations on Tuesday.

FUGITIVE WANTED BY DOC IN KING COUNTY August 2, 2013 -- A boyfriend should be hiding to surprise the love of his life with flowers, or candy, or a ring.. right? Not missing high-violent offender, Sergio Johnston, though. He’s missing in King County, and showed his affection to a girlfriend -- by hiding in her closet -- and attacking. "Sergio and his live-in girlfriend were at a bar and got into an argument,” says DOC Ofc. Christina Lacy. “The girlfriend goes home, and when she enters the home, she thinks she's alone. However, when she goes into the bedroom, Sergio jumps out of the closet and scares her. He then begins punching holes in the walls, and breaking things around the house. All of a sudden, he grabs the girlfriend by the hair, yanks her to the ground, and tears her scalp, causing her scalp to bleed. She needed several staples to close the wound.” Department of Correction's officers say Sergio's deep into drugs and booze -- fueling the anger he unleashes on the women in his life. Take a good look at those tattoos he has on his arms.

Sergio Johnston is 29 years old. If you know where he is, call an anonymous tip into: CRIME STOPPERS: 1-800-222-TIPS You must call the Crime Stoppers hotline with your tip to be eligible to receive a cash reward for information leading to a fugitive’s arrest. CLICK HERE for information on how to TEXT A TIP to Crime Stoppers