Five people in custody for Kwik Shop shoplifting

John Hays (Source: Shawnee Co. Sheriff's Office)

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- Five people were taken into custody for shoplifting Saturday night.

Around 7:30 p.m. TPD offices responded to the Kwik Shop at 102 SE 37th Street.

The suspect left in an orange SUV.

Officers located the vehicle at America's Best Value Inn, 3802 SW Topeka Blvd.

Five people were detained in a hotel room related to the crime.

One person, John Hays, 33, of Topeka was found to be in possession of a shotgun. He was arrested for felon in possession of a firearm.