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Elderly Woman Tied To Toilet During Burglar

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EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Snohomish County, Wash., sheriff's deputies acting on a tip have arrested a 35-year-old man in connection with a home burglary in which a 70-year-old woman was tied to a toilet.
    
Snohomish County sheriff's spokeswoman Shari Ireton said the woman interrupted the Tuesday afternoon burglary, leading the intruder to tie her up. The woman was able to free herself after about an hour and then called 911. She was not seriously injured and declined aid.
    
The intruder stole the woman's 2011 silver Ford Escape.
    
KOMO-TV reports that an Everett man was arrested early Wednesday at a Lake Stevens business.
    
Deputies say the man was arrested for investigation of burglary, robbery and unlawful imprisonment.

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EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - Snohomish County authorities say an elderly woman interrupted a burglary at her home, leading the intruder to tie her to a toilet.
    
Snohomish County sheriff's spokeswoman Shari L. Ireton says the incident happened around 2 p.m. Tuesday. The woman was able to free herself after about an hour and then called 911. She was not seriously injured and declined aid.
    
The suspect stole the woman's 2011 silver Ford Escape.

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