Suspect arrested for rape in Northgate

On October 22nd, at approximately 1:15 am, North Precinct officers responded to a 911 call of a rape in the 1000 Block of NE Northgate Way.  The victim stated that she had been assaulted by an unknown man on the street and believed that he was still in the area.  Officers arrived within minutes and contacted the victim.  With the assistance of a K9 track, the suspect was located nearby hiding in the bushes.  He was taken into custody.  The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment.  Detectives from the Sexual Assault Unit responded and took over the investigation.  The 31 year old suspect was later booked into the King County Jail for Investigation of Rape. SAU detectives will be responsible for the continuing investigation.