Man Seen Running From Break-In Arrested

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- A man trying to run from the scene of a break-in landed in Shawnee County jail Friday morning.

The Topeka Police Department's Lt. Scott Gilchrist said the break-in was reported at Vintage Kids Place, 2607 NE Sardou at 2:00 a.m. When officers arrived, they say Eric Weems, 18, was running from the building.

Weems was taken into custody, questioned by detectives, then booked into the Shawnee County Jail on Aggravated Burglary.

As the investigation continues, police ask anyone with information to call Detectives at (785) 368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at 234-0007.


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