By Associated Press - Friday, February 23, 2018

KENT, Wash. (AP) - A Kent man accused of trying to rape a bikini-clad barista at an espresso stand is being held in King County jail in lieu of $1 million bail.

KOMO News reports that Michael Reynolds waived his right to appear in court Thursday. A judge found probable cause to hold him on investigation of burglary, assault and attempted rape.

Court records show that Kent Police arrested him Wednesday after getting tips from co-workers, relatives and a state corrections officer.

Police say surveillance photo shows Reynolds inside the Hottie Shots espresso Tuesday where he is accused of attacking the 30-year-old barista.

The woman told KOMO News that he jumped through the stand window and threatened to kill her with a knife. She says he forced her down an alley and tried to rape her. She says she fought back and escaped when a car pulled up to the espresso stand.

Records show Reynolds is under supervision by the state Department of Corrections.

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