Officers were called to a home in the 1700 block of Southwest 16th Street on Monday afternoon, where a woman and a man were allegedly threatening to kill officers, police said.
The officers responded to the home when they saw the woman and the man, according to police.
Officers found the woman sitting on the living room couch and the suspect in the basement, police wrote in a news release.
The suspect fled the scene, but the officers located him and arrested him at a gas station, according the release.
Police described the suspect as an Asian man, who is 5 feet 10 inches tall, with a thin build, and weighs about 170 pounds.
Officers reported he was wearing a red jacket and black jeans.
He was booked into King County Jail and will be arraigned on Tuesday morning.