Homeowner surprised by burglar
Just after 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, an unknown male entered an occupied residence located at 5500 168th St SW. near Meadowdale High School.
Several schools in the vicinity were temporarily locked down.
The homeowner had a brief confrontation with the subject and then exited the residence.
The subject ignored repeated attempts of communication by police and remained in the home until approximately 5 p.m. when he was finally emerged without injury or incident.
Prior to apprehension, the subject had entered the garage and loaded the victim’s car with items belonging to the victim.
The suspect is now in custody. Detectives continue to investigate the incident.