The Bothell Police Department is currently investigating two reported incidents of voyeurism that occurred at the King County Library Bothell branch, located at 18215 98th Ave. NE. The reported incidents occurred on April 2 and 4, between the hours of 7 and 8 p.m. when a male suspect was seen by library staff and witnesses entering the women’s restroom and taking significant steps to view and/or record females using the toilets in the women’s restroom.Witnesses describe the male suspect as having a dark complexion and possibly being of Asian or Hispanic descent, between 25 and 35 years old, 5 foot 6 inches to 6 feet in height and of medium build. Citizens who come into contact with the above described individual and others engaged in similar behavior are asked to call 911.
Adults who frequent the library with children are encouraged to accompany the children to the restroom.
Citizens using the restroom facility should be conscious of individuals who may be hiding in bathroom stalls or not engaged in normal bathroom behavior. Any reports of unusual behavior such as adults of the opposite sex entering the bathroom should be reported to the police and staff at the Bothell Library. Any information regarding similar incidents with the above described male suspect can be forwarded to the Bothell Police Tip Line at (425) 487-5551.