YCSO: 13-year-old armed robbery suspect hit by sergeant's car, in serious condition
HARRAH, Wash. – A 13-year-old boy who deputies say is suspected of robbing a home yesterday, is in serious condition, after being struck by a Yakima County Sheriff Sergeant's car.
It happened in Harrah in the 11600 block of Branch Road.
The sheriff's office says with the help of Yakama Tribal Police, they responded to a call of a home invasion, with reports of multiple suspects armed, at around 5:00 A.M.
Deputies say they found one suspect walking near the 3900 of Barkes Road.
A responding sergeant attempted to follow the suspect through a hay field, when they say he accidentally struck him with his car.
The suspect was taken by air to Astria Regional Medical Center and then transported to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
YCSO continues their investigation into the home robbery.
The sergeant who hit the suspect is on administrative leave pending an investigation.