Teen arrested after bloody burglary in Kennewick
KENNEWICK, Wash.-- A 16-year old faces burglary and other charges after he broke into a home in Kennewick early Friday morning.
Kennewick Police responded to a report of a suspicious person in the 1900 block of W. 5th Ave. at about 1:30 a.m. Friday, where they found a man covered in blood in front of a duplex.
The man was questioned, and told officers there was another male inside the apartment. Officers noticed that the front window of the apartment was broken.
Officers found a juvenile male covered in blood inside the apartment, and gave the teen commands, but he did not comply.
The teen hit one of the officers as they tried to take the teen into custody, he resisted their efforts and hit one of the officers. Medics arrived on the scene to check on the boy.
After talking to the first man who had been found outside of the duplex, police determined that he had been injured while trying to stop the suspect from entering the apartment, knowing that the boy didn't live there.
The teen was taken to Trios where he received multiple stitches for his cuts.
The boy was booked into the Juvenile Justice Center after receiving medical clearance. He faces several charges, including Residential Burglary, two counts of Assault.