Kirkland Police Arrest Two Suspects Involved in Sexual Assault
Published on October 28, 2022
Public Information Officer
Kirkland Police Department
UPDATE: 9 p.m. October 28, 2022
Kirkland Police Department (KPD) apprehended two adult male suspects believed to be responsible for an armed sexual assault of a resident in a home located in downtown Kirkland early this morning.
Just before 7:30 p.m., with assistance of North Sound Metro SWAT, KPD investigators and KPD’s Pro Act Unit arrested two suspects believed responsible for the armed sexual assault. The two suspects will be booked into the King County Jail.
Kirkland Police would like to thank the participating police agencies and the surrounding community for cooperating with investigators as they canvassed the area to gather additional evidence that led to these suspects’ arrests.
Kirkland, WA – Kirkland Police Department is investigating a report of a sexual assault committed by two armed male suspects early this morning.
The suspects went into a downtown Kirkland residence just after 1:00 a.m. this morning. It appears the suspects made entry through an unsecured door. The suspects entered the residence armed with handguns and located an adult female sleeping. The female was sexually assaulted by one of the armed suspects. Both suspects fled the scene just before the female victim was able to call 911.
The victim was taken to the hospital.
A Bellevue Police Canine Unit assisted in tracking the suspects. It was determined they likely fled the residence in a vehicle.
Kirkland Police investigators are interviewing neighbors in the area asking for video surveillance and gathering any additional evidence about the incident.
Police are not releasing descriptions of the suspects at this time but the case is under active investigation. We will update the community when more information is available.