A 25-year-old Kennewick man is in the Benton County jail after learning hiding under a mattress doesn't work.

Wednesday evening, Kennewick Police responded to the 700 block of South Garfield for a report of an alleged assault that had occurred in a vehicle.

When they got there, Police were told the suspect, identified as 25-year-old Maclovio Madrigal-Morfin, was hiding in the backyard of the home.

Officers called out to him and ordered him to exit and show himself, but there was no reply. A search ensued, and Officers found him inside a storage shed, hiding under a mattress. Didn't work.

But once Officers entered the shed, he gave up and complied with their instructions. He's now facing a variety of charges, including Assault 4th Degree Domestic Violence, and Obstructing an officer.

Kennewick Police and other law enforcement officers remind people it's important to report incidents of Domestic Violence, or other related issues. They also remind people if they are involved in a situation with Domestic Violence, there is help. People can call Domestic Violence Services of Benton and Franklin County at (509) 582-9841.


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