Officials believe home intruder is still inside Benton City home

Law Enforcement on scene of home invasion in Benton City

BENTON CITY, Wash. — UPDATE: A 21-year-old female was found inside the home around 10 am. Authorities used a K-9 to bring her into custody.

She will be booked into the Benton County jail on residential burglary charges.

Multiple law enforcement agencies are investigating a home intrusion near the Ki-Be Market in Benton City early Thursday morning.

Law enforcement responded to the 1300 block of Karen Avenue around 3:00 a.m. Thursday after the homeowner reported a burglary.

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office says the homeowner was able to make it out of the house safely.

Officials believe the intruder still inside the home.

Tri-City Regional SWAT is at the home, as well as the Benton County Sheriff’s Office.