MPs seek to identify suspect who hit homeowner with burning poker and stole 3 vehicles in crime spree


A man was attacked and cut up while trying to protect his wife and children from a home burglary suspect after the suspect stole three vehicles and committed multiple car raids and burglaries in two hours, the report said. police.

King County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for your help in identifying this suspect they believe is responsible for all of this after residents of an east Redmond neighborhood called 911 several times.

Puget Sound Crime Stoppers offering up to $ 1,000 cash reward for tip that led to his arrest

The ordeal began at around 5:43 a.m. on December 12, when a deputy was reported about a rollover accident involving a stolen Ford truck abandoned on NE 124th Way. The deputy found the vehicle unoccupied on their arrival and a witness informed them that the suspect had fled.

Just 10 minutes later, Andy Chakraborty called 911 after waking up to the sound of broken glass and finding a man in his hallway.

“I said ‘who are you, what are you doing in my house?’” Said owner Andy Chakraborty.

Detectives believe the suspect who crashed the stolen truck then smashed the glass on Chakraborty’s door. The suspect was armed with a poker.

“He said, ‘I need my car keys’ and I asked him,’ Well, why would your car keys be in my house? He said: ‘This is my house!’ “According to Chakraborty.

Chakraborty said he tried to convince the man to leave. It did not work.

“He then grabbed the poker trick he used, hit me and you can actually still see the scar. I was bleeding like anything as you can guess with a scalp injury, and then j I immediately raised my hand and you can see the big gash where he got me with one of those little clickable knives, ”Chakraborty said.

The suspect also sprayed him with a can of WD-40

Chakraborty said a hand surgeon later told him he was lucky – the suspect was about a quarter of an inch from the section of a nerve that powers the hand.

He managed to pull the poker away from the suspect and hit him with it. The suspect then ran off.

Minutes later, detectives said the suspect was caught on a Ring camera trying to convince a neighboring landlord to open the door.

The suspect was last seen in Tukwila after he abandoned a stolen car 1/4 mile from Starfire Sports

He left the house without entering, but several 911 calls started coming in regarding car tampering and vehicle thefts. Detectives say the suspect then stole a work truck and ran it into a ditch. He then stole another vehicle, detectives said.

“If he’s willing to do these things, steal a car, break into houses, assault members of our community, and then run away again in another stolen car, we don’t know what he’s going to do,” said Sgt. Tim Meyer with the King County Sheriff’s Office.

King County major crime detectives are asking the public for help in identifying him.

If you recognize the man, submit an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers by texting 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitting a tip on the P3 Tips application. You can also submit tips at A cash reward of up to $ 1,000 is offered for any information leading to his arrest.

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