Bellevue Police report ‘inconsistencies’ in rape allegation

Feb 27, 2024, 10:03 AM | Updated: 5:58 pm

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Police investigate allegations of a rape in a restroom at Bellevue College. (Photo: James Lynch)

(Photo: James Lynch)

UPDATE: 2/27, 12:30 p.m.

From Bellevue Police Blog: Detectives are still working with the reporting party to reconcile inconsistencies between the information she is reporting and the evidence found at the scene. Bellevue Police do not believe there is any ongoing threat to the school or local community at this time. Police expect to release further information regarding this case in the coming days.


The Bellevue Police Department reported a rape occurred at Bellevue College and the suspect is at large.

Classes have been canceled for the rest of the day.

The suspect is still on the loose, and police are combing this campus with K-9s and drones and checking surveillance video. They are looking for a suspect after a female student reported being raped at knife point in the L building.

The only details provided by authorities are that the suspect is a white male in his early 20s with brown hair, wearing a hoodie and possibly armed with a knife.

Other crime: Man is shot and killed on a light rail train in Seattle, and suspect remains on the loose

The main campus of Bellevue College is located at 3000 Landerholm Cir SE.

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the suspect.

Bill Kaczaraba is a Digital Content Editor of MyNorthwest.

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