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Jayapal Statement on Charge Filed Against Armed Perpetrator Outside Her Home

WASHINGTON — U.S. Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) issued the following statement after the armed perpetrator responsible for incidents outside her home was charged with a felony stalking charge:

“The news today from the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s office that they have charged Mr. Forsell with felony stalking demonstrates that the justice system is doing its work. I am grateful to the King County Prosecutor’s Office for holding this man accountable for his dangerous actions, to the victim’s advocate for her assistance throughout the process, and to the Seattle Police Department, U.S. Capitol Police, and the House Sergeant at Arms for continuing to keep my family, me, and my staff safe. Now, the Prosecutor’s Office and the courts will do their important work to protect all of us.”