Arrested: Tho P. Tran a 44 year old male
Charges: Assault with sexual motivation and resisting arrest
Synopsis: This afternoon, Richland Police Department officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of George Washington Way for a report of an assault which just occurred. The suspect lured an employee out of a store by asking for help and grabbed her chest when she exited.
Officers recognized the description given of the suspect from a similar report they investigated earlier in the week.
Officers located the suspect walking southbound in the 1700 block of Jadwin. After completing their investigation, officers placed the suspect under arrest. The suspect resisted arrest. After gaining control of the suspect, officers booked the male into the Benton County Jail.
Posted by: Sgt. Darryl Judge