Richland police arrest man suspected of assault

Richland police officers arrest a 35 year-old man suspected of pulling a knife on his girlfriend.

Officers say the incident happened at a home on Saturday night around 9:14 PM.

Police arrived at the house after receiving a domestic violence call, but they say the suspect, Isidro Iniesta-Martinez, had already left.

While officers were searching for him, they were dispatched back to the house again.

Officers were advised that Iniesta-Martinez had a knife and screaming could be heard, then the line went dead.

Police say when they arrived back at the house, Iniesta-Martinez saw them and ran.

After a short foot pursuit, police arrested Iniesta-Martinez.

He was booked into the Benton County Jail on suspicion of second degree assault and resisting arrest.