Shawnee Co. Authorities Search For Suspect Who Led Them On Chase

By: WIBW (Posted by Melissa Brunner)
By: WIBW (Posted by Melissa Brunner)

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Shawnee County authorities are searching for a driver who ran off following a chase through southwest Topeka.

The Shawnee County Sheriff's Office says a deputy tried pulling over a car just after 5 pm Tuesday for a traffic violation near SW 21st and Western.

They say the driver led the deputy on a seven-minute pursuit through various streets, ending when he hit a clothesline post in a backyard in the 3300 block of SW Brendan. Authorities say the driver then got out and fled.

The suspect is described as a white man wearing a red t-shirt and dark shorts. Anyone who has information should contact the Shawnee County Sheriff's Office at 785-368-2200.

631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email:
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