Police looking for suspect after traffic stop

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – A Kansas Highway Patrol helicopter was circling Topeka earlier looking for a suspect following a traffic stop.

Lt. Colleen Stuart with the Topeka Police Department tells KSNT News the helicopter is assisting the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office and TPD on a traffic stop in the 400 block of SE 18th Street..

Stuart said the person was wanted for a felony warrant and ran from the car.

The scene was cleared just before 3:30 p.m.

Stuart said there is no danger to the general public.

No further information has been released.

KSNT News will update as additional information becomes available.

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