Incident With Rape Suspect Closes Topeka Highway Interchange

Dallas Pasley
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - An incident with a rape suspect closed a busy Topeka highway interchange early Monday morning.

The Kansas Highway Patrol says a man spotted on the I-470/I-70 flyover around 6 am was a man Topeka Police considered person of interest in an earlier incident.

KHP says 26-year-old Dallas Pasley was considered a danger to himself and resisted arrest. The interchange was shut down while authorities took him into custody.

Pasley was booked into the Shawnee County Jail on a rape charge. Topeka Police say that due to the nature of the alleged incident, they aren't releasing any further details.