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Police search for man who robbed, attacked elderly couple in their home

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RENTON — Police are looking for a man who broke into a home and attacked two elderly people.

Officers received calls around 9 p.m. Saturday from a 74-year-old  woman saying she had been attacked at her Renton home in the 4000 block of Wells Avenue North by an unknown man. Police responded to the scene and found her and her husband, 86, inside, bleeding from serious injuries.

The couple were taken to Harborview Medical Center and are in stable condition.

According to Renton Police, the couple’s residence was ransacked, with drawers pulled open and items scattered around the house.  Police said the suspect was a 35-45 year old Hispanic male, with no facial hair and grayish hair. He had very short hair on the sides of his head, and was wearing grey sweatpants and a matching grey sweatshirt.

Police are trying to identify a person of interest in this violent crime, who was observed in the area prior to the assault and robbery.

If you have information about the crime, please contact Detective Kordel at 425-430-7647 reference Renton case number 15-989.

 

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This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

sketchSKETCH grx2RENTON — Police are looking for a man who broke into a home and attacked two elderly people.

Officers received calls around 9 p.m. Saturday from a 74-year-old  woman saying she had been attacked at her Renton home in the 4000 block of Wells Avenue North by an unknown man. Police responded to the scene and found her and her husband, 86, inside, bleeding from serious injuries.

The couple were taken to Harborview Medical Center and are in stable condition.

According to Renton Police, the couple’s residence was ransacked, with drawers pulled open and items scattered around the house.  Police said the suspect was a 35-45 year old Hispanic male, with no facial hair and grayish hair. He had very short hair on the sides of his head, and was wearing grey sweatpants and a matching grey sweatshirt.

Police are trying to identify a person of interest in this violent crime, who was observed in the area prior to the assault and robbery.

If you have information about the crime, call an anonymous tip into:
CRIME STOPPERS: 1-800-222-TIPS

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.