Two teenagers break into Tukwila mosque

TUKWILA, Wash. - Two teenagers are suspected of breaking into the Abu Bakr Islamic Center early Tuesday morning.

Tukwila Police arrived in the 14000 block of Tukwila International Blvd just before 3:00 a.m. in response to a commercial alarm. Responding officers observed a suspect fleeing from the center.

Police deployed a K-9 unit to search for the suspect, but efforts were unsuccessful.

A second suspect was found and apprehended inside the mosque while officers inspected the scene. Police believe their sole motive was theft. 

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