West Richland Police searching for armed home intruder

If you have any information on the intruder or this case, please contact the West Richland Police Department at 509-628-0333.

WEST RICHLAND – The West Richland Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a vehicle that was used by a suspected armed intruder.

Authorities said the crime happened Tuesday around 6:30 a.m. on the 300 block of North 69th Avenue. The victim said a man wearing a mask and black clothing broke into the home, came into the bedroom and held the victim at gunpoint.

The victim said the man tied them up and demanded all the valuables in the home. The victim told police they were able to get free and the suspect ran out the front door. The victim said they saw the man get into a black Honda Civic and drive away. The victim called 911, but police were not able to find the Civic. The victim reported they were not hurt.

West Richland investigators provided a picture of the car that was taken by a neighbor’s surveillance camera. The vehicle left the area, going southbound on North 68th Avenue.

Authorities said they don’t have any suspects in the case so far. If anyone has any information on the intruder or the case, please call the West Richland Police Department at 509-628-0333. The case number is 22-77-66.