Two in custody after early morning car chase

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT)- Topeka Police and the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a possible stolen car that involved a chase this morning.

The chase started at 22nd and Wanamaker at around 4:30am and ended at 17th and Belle in southwest Topeka. When the silver Honda finally came to a stop, the driver left the car and ran on foot until officers were able to catch the suspect.  The passenger of the vehicle stayed in the car. Both are now in custody.

Sheriff Herman Jones told KSNT News this afternoon that deputies spotted the vehicle near 17th and Wanamaker driving erratically.  They tried to stop the vehicle at 22nd and Wanamaker, but the driver refused to stop and the short chase began.  Deputies lost sight of the vehicle, but another officer spotted it and was able

to end the chase at SW 17th and Belle.   The car had been reported as stolen.  No names have been released on those taken into custody.

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