Kirkland PD Officers/Detectives assisting Renton PD with Investigation
On October 23rd at about 2:45 pm, Kirkland Police Officers responded to a 911 call at the Kingsgate Safeway, 14400 block 0f 124th Ave NE. The call was of a male subject inside the store and possibly armed with a handgun. The store manager was calling for a female victim who said that she was hiding from her boyfriend who had brought her to the store against her will. The victim stated she had been assaulted in the City of Renton and that her boyfriend (suspect) was still in the store. Patrol units surrounded the store and were able to determine within minutes that the suspect had left the store and left the area in the victim’s vehicle. The suspect’s location is still unknown at this time.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male adult, 25-30 years old with an average build. The victim’s vehicle is a beige 2000 Honda Accord. Further suspect and vehicle information will be released as soon as it becomes available. Kirkland PD Detectives are assisting with this case but are turning the investigation over to the Renton Police Department. Please direct any follow-up questions or inquiries to the Renton Police department.