Police Investigating Home Invasion At 9th And Freya - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

UPDATE: Police Investigating Home Invasion At 9th And Freya; One Suspect Still On The Loose

Official Press Release:

SPOKANE, Wash. - Just before 4pm this afternoon, Spokane police responded to a home at 9th and Freya, on a report of someone breaking into the home.  According to witnesses, a man and woman arrived in a truck and forced their way into the home, looking for a third party.  The three occupants of the home engaged in a physical altercation with the suspects, causing them to flee.  The male fled in a dark colored truck, striking a parked car during his attempted escape.  The female suspect fled on foot and may have sustained a cut on her hand.

A responding patrol officer located the truck near Freya and Desmet and arrested the driver, Justin C. Werle (3/9/85).  Werle was booked into SCJ for 1st degree Burglary and 2nd degree Assault.  The female is outstanding.

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SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police were called to an apparent home invasion at the 3600 block of E. 9th. Details are still coming in, but police say a man and a woman forced their way into the house when they were confronted by the homeowner. A fight broke out in which the homeowner received a cut on his hand.

The couple ran out of the house, however police were able to take the male suspect into custody after finding him in a truck down the street. Police say he had outstanding warrants and are now charging him with burglary and assault. Police are still looking for the female suspect.

Police are still investigating but are saying that this time that they do not think this is a random home invasion.

KHQ has a crew on scene gathering more information and will bring you the latest as soon as it becomes available.

 

 

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