UPDATE: Police Arrest 'Longboard' Burglary Suspect Caught on Camera

Kirkland police officers want to talk to this guy. Investigators say he carried a longboard up to a home before he broke in and stole items during a residential burglary on Nov. 13. Can you help identify him?


UPDATE, Dec. 21, 7:30 a.m.: A man suspected of burglarizing a Kirkland home in November after casing the residence while carrying a 'longboard' skateboard, escaping with property valued at $4,900, has been arrested. The case was featured on the television show Washington's Most Wanted, and a viewer tip led the the arrest. Bellevue police arrested the suspect in Federal Way on Thursday. For more details, see this Kirkland Police Department press release and the show's Web site.


Original story:

Kirkland police investigators are looking for a man who is suspected in a residential burglary on the 14100 block of 107th NE earlier this week.

The suspect, caught on surveilance cameras, carried a "longboard" skateboard when he walked up to the home on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Investigators said he forced his way into the home's rear door. 

He then backed a car up to the house and loaded property taken from the home, according to the report. Investigators said the suspect appears to be between 5 foot 9 inches and 6 feet tall with short, possibly thin brown hair.

Investigators ask that anyone with information about the suspect or his car to contact the Kirkland Police Department Tip Line at 425-587-3515. To obtain the video, please contact Detective Dave Quiggle, with the Kirkland Police.


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