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Suspected burglar arrested after fleeing Hilltop apartment

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on May 11, 2010 at 7:55 am |
May 11, 2010 7:55 am

Tacoma police arrested a suspected burglar late Monday after he allegedly climbed in through a kitchen window and stole several items from a Hilltop apartment.

Occupants of the apartment in the 700 block of South I Street called police at 11:55 p.m. Monday. They reported that a burglar had climbed in through the kitchen window, police reported.

As officers arrived, the suspect climbed back out the window. Officers caught up to the suspect about half a block away, police reported.

The suspect had several items stolen from the apartment. Officers booked him into Pierce County Jail about 12:45 a.m. on suspicion of residential burglary.

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