Fugitive caught after bolting from mom’s car on way to surrender

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The King County Sheriff’s Office says Dennis Anderson’s mom drove him to jail in Kent to surrender Friday — but he bolted from her car when they pulled-up.

Detectives spotted him walking down the road in Kent about a half hour later — and he took off running again. Detectives say after a very tight perimeter by police, Anderson emerged and surrendered.

Police are on the hunt for Dennis Anderson, a dangerous domestic violence suspect who they say is evading arrest.

King County detectives say Anderson attacked his pregnant girlfriend, ripped off her clothes so that he could grab the money she had stashed in her bra. Deputies also said he snapped her cell phone in half and pinned her to the ground with his knee. And, police say Anderson was well-aware that at the time of the attack, he knew she was 8 weeks pregnant.

Police are very concerned for her safety because they don’t know where she is and are afraid she could be in danger.

Investigators said Anderson has been couch surfing with his friend and family — but they warn that anyone helping Anderson avoid arrest will be charged.

Anderson could be on the Muckleshoot Reservation — a K-9 tracked him into the woods there after he ran from deputies on June 19, but he managed to get away.

King County officers aren’t the only ones looking for Anderson — he’s also wanted by Puyallup police for assault and theft.

If you know where Dennis Anderson is hiding, call an anonymous tip into:


You must call the Crime Stoppers hotline with your tip to be eligible to receive a cash reward for information leading to a fugitive’s arrest.

CLICK HERE for information on how to TEXT A TIP to Crime Stoppers

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