The victim reported to police that she was asleep, naked, in bed on July 29 when she woke up and realized someone was lying next to her, said Andrew Garber of the Seattle police.
When the woman told the suspect to get out, he told her, "I need to sleep, please let me sleep here." She kept insisting that he leave, and he eventually got out bed and left the room.
The victim then got dressed and went downstairs to see if he was gone and found the teenager standing by the door, Garber said. He told her, "I need to stay here, I'm leaving town soon." When the victim said no, he replied "Oh, OK," and left.
The victim noticed the window to her room was open and the screen had been cut. A knife was on the dresser next to her window.
Detectives arrested the 17-year-old at his home and booked him into the Youth Service Center for investigation of burglary. The suspect has a history of this type of behavior, Garber said.