Late night burglar arrested in the act at Fauntleroy home

According to Seattle Police, a couple living on the 9300 block of Fauntleroy Way S.W. in West Seattle "had quite a start" around 2:45 a.m. on Nov. 5 when they woke up to their door alarm going off.

Det. Mark Jamieson wrote that the husband went downstairs to investigate and saw an unknown male dressed in black inside his home. He quickly retreated upstairs, locked the bedroom door, and called 911.

Southwest Precinct officers responded to the scene and contained the house. They could see the suspect walking around on the main floor and gave him verbal commands to turn himself in.

Jamieson said the suspect ran and hid. Officers entered the home and eventually found their suspect behind a basement couch.

He was arrested without incident, but refused to give police his personal information. He was booked into King County Jail for investigation of burglary.

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