BELLINGHAM — IHOP's mascot Suzie Pancake was assaulted by a bystander at about 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, outside of the restaurant at 3619 Byron St., according to Bellingham police.
A 19-year-old woman dressed in the pancake suit was outside the IHOP, waving at passers-by, when 22-year-old James Manas approached her and began yelling at her and hitting the suit with his hand, Bellingham Police spokesman Mark Young said.
A passer-by stopped Manas as he tried to hit her again; Manas then walked to a nearby bus stop, said Young.
The woman went inside the restuartant, where the manager called Bellingham Police, Young said.
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