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Suspect Arrested After Attacking Woman in King County Courthouse Bathroom

Police arrested a 35-year-old man Thursday after he assaulted a woman inside the King County Courthouse.

The victim, who works at the courthouse, had gone into the bathroom and found the man inside.

The suspect attempted to assault her and the woman screamed for help and fought with the man.

A court employee made entry into the bathroom and subdued the suspect. Court staff then called SPD.

SPD Sexual Assault Unit detectives are interviewing the suspect, who is under Washington State Department of Corrections supervision, and will book him into the King County Jail later today.