Shawnee County deputies call-off search for car chase suspects

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Shawnee County deputies have called-off their search for a man who led them on a car chase.

The chase started around 4:15, after the Sheriff’s Department received a call that a stolen car had been spotted. When police confronted a man and a woman in the car, in 8900 block of NW 24 Highway, they say the driver took-off and a chase ensued westbound on I-70.

The vehicle continued westbound to NW Valencia Rd. where it exited the interstate and traveled north. The vehicle continued on several gravel roads north of the interstate.

Deputies eventually spotted the stolen car near the 300 block of NW West Union Road. The driver was not in it. Deputies began looking for both occupants, but called-off the search after dark.

The driver of the vehicle is described as a white male wearing a black t-shirt and blue jeans. The passenger is a white female wearing a black t-shirt and black and white skirt. The Sheriff’s Office asks the public if they see these individuals to not approach them and call 911.

Agencies that assisted were Kansas Highway Patrol and Silver Lake Police.

 

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