In the early morning hours of April 4th, 2012, South Precinct officers located and arrested an 18 year old suspect wanted in connection with Monday’s incident. The 14 year old victim provided officers a physical description and a description of the van the suspect was driving. During the course of the investigation, officers were able to locate the suspect’s vehicle and determine the suspect’s identity. The victim then positively identified the suspect from a photo montage.
The suspect was arrested without incident and booked into the King County Jail for Communicating with a Minor for Immoral Purposes. Detectives will handle the follow up investigation.