In progress burglary arrest in Wallingford

On May 23, at approximately 4:07 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to a burlglary call in the 4400 Block of Corliss Avenue North. The caller reported flashlights at her windows and hearing breaking noises. Officers arrived and found a male suspect hiding in the bushes a few steps away. The suspect had gloves on, a large screwdriver, and the outside light had been unscrewed and hidden in the bushes nearby. The victim’s screen had been cut back and the window pried and cracked by a screwdriver. The male was arrested and booked into the King County Jail for Investigation of Burglary. The North Precinct burglary detectives will conduct the follow up investigation.