Detectives Arrest Burglary Suspect In North Seattle

Detectives working an emphasis detail aimed at ending a series of recent pattern burglaries in north Seattle arrested a 21-year-old man during a break-in Wednesday afternoon.

The 21-year-old suspect broke into the victim’s car Tuesday night and stole an electronic garage door opener. He returned to the victim’s home the next day, used the electronic door opener to enter the garage, and tried to force his way into the home.

The homeowner, who was home at the time of the attempted break-in, yelled at the suspect, who fled.

Detectives arrested the suspect outside the home and booked him into the King County Jail for Investigation of Burglary.

Detectives continue to investigate the series of burglaries in the North Precinct and urge Seattle residents to be sure to lock doors and windows in their homes, and secure your car keys.