K9 apprehends Grant County burglary suspect, school lockdowns lifted

UPDATE at 12:35 p.m. PST: Lockdowns have been lifted at Grant County authorities deployed a K9 to arrest a burglary suspect at a residence nearby to several schools.

According to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, lockdowns were lifted for North Elementary, Larson Heights Elementary, Endeavor Middle School and the Grant County Head Start program.

The suspect, described as wearing a black jacket, black pants and a Chicago Bulls shirt, allegedly fled into a home and hid in the attic. Grant County authorities deployed a K9 unit, which sniffed the suspect out and captured him.

Now in custody, the suspect was treated at the scene for his interaction with the K9.

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GRANT CO., Wash. — People in the Larson Heights area of Grant County are asked to stay indoors as authorities try to arrest burglary suspects.

North Elementary and Larson Heights Elementary are currently on lockdown.

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office says the suspects are believed to be in a home on Adair Street.


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