Police apprehend Tacoma felony crime suspect in Fife

FIFE, Wash. — Pierce County Law Enforcement apprehended a Tacoma felony crime suspect in Fife on Sunday around 11:30 a.m. after a lengthy search.

Puyallup police were looking for the suspect in the area of 5th Avenue Northeast.

The Puyallup Police Department first tweeted about the incident Saturday around 8:30 p.m. Police described the suspect as a Black/Hispanic man, 6 feet tall, with a blue button shirt over a white undershirt and dark blue jeans.

The man allegedly assaulted a woman at a Tacoma gas station and put the woman inside a stolen truck, leading to a multi-city chase.

Police said they chased the truck to Puyallup, where it crashed into a parked car. The suspects got out and fled and police were able to detain two of the three.

K9 and air resources were then sent to search the area and the third suspect was caught.