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Elderly Couple Seriously Injured in Home Invasion Robbery

January 26, 2015

For more information contact:
Detective Kordel,
Renton Police Department, 425-430-7647
Terri Vickers, Public Information Officer, Renton Police Department, 425-430-7520

Police seek assistance in identifying person of interest

On Saturday, January 24 at 8:52 p.m. Renton Police responded to a 9-1-1 call from a woman reporting she was attacked in her residence by an unknown man. Responding officers found the sliding glass door of the residence shattered and the woman and her husband inside the residence. Both were bleeding from serious head injuries, and were transported to Harborview Medical Center.

The residence was ransacked, with drawers pulled open and items scattered around the house. The residents, an eighty-six year old man and a seventy-four year old woman, are still hospitalized and in stable condition.

Police are trying to identify a person of interest in this violent crime, who was observed in the area prior to the assault and robbery. He is described as:

  • Light-skinned Hispanic male
  • 35-45 years old
  • No facial hair
  • Black and grey salt and pepper hair, more black than grey. His hairstyle is described as very short on the sides, with the top pulled back into a short ponytail high on the back of his head.
  • Wearing light grey sweatpants with a matching light grey sweatshirt, with a white t-shirt underneath.

The crime occurred in the 4000 block of Wells Avenue North. If you have information about the crime, please contact Detective Kordel at 425-430-7647 reference Renton case number 15-989.

Anyone with information that can help identify the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You will remain anonymous and are eligible to receive a cash reward of up to a $1000.00 if the information given leads to an arrest and felony charges of the person(s) involved.