Police observe suspects steal a vehicle in downtown Renton

The crime occurred on the 400 block of Wells Avenue South Dec. 6.

If you’re wondering why downtown Renton buzzed with police activity Wednesday afternoon, it’s because officers saw two suspects stealing a vehicle .

According to a Facebook post, Renton police officers observed two suspects stealing and driving a vehicle around in the 400 block of Wells Avenue South. They were able to detain a man and a woman who are currently under investigation for possession of stolen vehicle.