‘Suspicious’ male grabs 11-year-old before walking away

Incident took place near South Rose Hill.

  • Friday, March 29, 2019 5:34pm
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Kirkland police have arrested a man who is accused of assault in the fourth degree on an 11-year-old boy.

Just after 3:30 p.m. on March 28, Kirkland police responded to a report of a suspicious adult male just south of Rose Hill Elementary School.

It was reported that a male was acting strange and at some point momentarily grabbed the boy before they turned and walked off.

The boy was not injured and he reported the incident to school staff.

Kirkland officers searched the area and located a male near the school who matched the description provided by the boy. Based on the victim’s information, and information provided by the male, the adult was arrested and charged with assault in the fourth degree.

Kirkland detectives have been assigned to the case and an investigation is ongoing.

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