Richland assault suspect, dine-and-dashers wanted by police

(Richland Police Department, Facebook)

RICHLAND, Wash. — Three people were the subjects of this week’s ‘Wanted Wednesday’ post from the Richland Police Department, which seeks information on suspected offenders in their community.

According to the Facebook post on October 26, RPD Officer Skinner is investigating a case of dine-and-dashers at Fujiyama Japanese Steak House & Bar, which is located on the 2500-block of Queensgate Dr in Richland.

It’s unclear when the crime was committed, but the pair is accused of eating a meal and skipping out on the bill. If you have any further information about this crime, you’re urged to contact Richland police officers immediately and cite Case No. 22-046173.

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The next incident occurred at Lee’s Tahitian Restaurant & Lounge on the 1300-block of Jadwin Ave. On October 16, 2022, the pictured subject is accused of assaulting another patron. It’s unclear what events led up to the altercation or whether it was a provoked attack.

Nonetheless, Richland police officers are asking that anyone who can help them identify the man and make contact with him reach out at (509) 628-0333 and reference the associated case number, 22-045617. Officer Yates is leading that investigation.

These are developing stories. An update and/or follow-up may be issued if further details are revealed.


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