Kennewick Robbery and Assault

Police report a woman was attacked while she was walking with her four month old baby near West 4th Ave and South Tweet Street in Kennewick just before midnight.

The victim, Valeria Castro, says the suspect allegedly asked her for money first and then attempted to take a bag of food from her while she was walking to her mother's house.

Castro reported to police that the suspect allegedly scratched her on the arms and face while he was grabbing the bag.

He ran without getting the bag after she told him she would call the police. 

Police say about an hour later, the suspect walked past Valeria's home located on the 2300 block of West 4th Ave.

She called police and they arrested the suspect.

He has been identified as Thomas Jennings. He has been arrested for robbery and possession of meth.