Burien Police / King County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that last week they received reports of a male in a white van approaching children in the area.

An alert community member captured pictures of the van and license plate, reporting the incident to the Burien Police Department.

“Our partners at the King County Sheriff’s Office Special Assault Unit have been on the case and following up on tips as to the whereabouts of the suspect,” police said. “The detectives also tagged the license plate in the state database.”

The on Friday, April 17, 2020, police got a break when a female in Marysville called 911 to report a suspicious van following her. Police responded and ran the plates, which told them the van was wanted in connection with this case.

“The suspect was identified and taken into custody!”