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Sean Jeremy Holdip biography: 13 things about Noriko Nasu, Michael Poffenbarger’s attacker

Sean Jeremy Holdip made headlines in 2021 after attacking Noriko Nasu and Michael Poffenbarger in the Chinatown-International District in Seattle, King County, Washington, United States. Nasu is Japanese-American while Poffenbarger is white.

No photo of Holdip is available as of the moment. Meanwhile, here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He is African-American, according to Poffenbarger. (a)
  2. He is a resident of Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. (b)
  3. He previously lived in Ithaca, New York, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA and in Daly City, San Mateo County, California, USA. (b)
  4. In 1997, he graduated from Murry Bergtraum High School for Business Careers in New York City. (c)
  5. He was named as the respondent in a petition for nullity without children case filed by Jessica Joseph in the jurisdiction of San Francisco County, California on December 2, 2004. (d)
  6. On July 9, 2007, he was appointed as an emergency medical technician by the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY). (e) (f)
  7. He allegedly called his female colleague Katherine Frawley a “thesbian” on September 12, 2010 and threatened his male colleague Trueton Withworth with a broom handle on November 28, 2010 because he thought Withworth had insulted his driving. (e) (g)
  8. He was accused of being insubordinate and disobeying orders of the supervisor of the EMTs and paramedics at FDNY EMS Station 35 in Brooklyn on February 14, 2011 and making threats against two paramedics Jordan Gutilla and Aaron Aguirre after pulling a 3- to 4-inch blade in front of Brookdale Hospital in Brooklyn on March 10, 2011. The FDNY assigned him to a supply room while the investigation was ongoing. (e) (g)
  9. On April 16, 2014, he told Judge John B. Spooner during a hearing that he pulled the knife in front of Brookdale Hospital on March 10, 2011 to “clean his nails.” In September 2014, the FDNY fired him. His annual salary was $44,125.14 in 2014 and $10,966.55 in 2015. (f) (g)
  10. In 2020, he unsuccessfully appealed his firing from the FDNY. (g)
  11. He was 41 years old when he allegedly struck Nasu in the face and Poffenbarger in the head using a rock inside a sock as a nunchuck in the Chinatown-International District on February 25, 2021. (a)
  12. On March 4, 2021, Seattle Police Department officers arrested him. He was charged with two counts of second-degree assault. (a) (h)
  13. On March 5, 2021, he made his  initial court appearance before a King County Superior Court Judge, who prohibited members of the press from taking photos of his face. His arraignment hearing will be on March 8, 2021. (a)


(This is a developing story. More details will be added.)


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