Standoff Prompts Lockdown At KCK Catholic School

By: Associated Press, Posted by Chelsey Moran
By: Associated Press, Posted by Chelsey Moran

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) _ A Kansas City, Kan., standoff between police and a suspect in an aggravated robbery has ended peacefully after the suspect surrendered.

The incident Friday prompted the lockdown of a nearby Catholic school as a precaution. It ended around 4 p.m. when the man gave himself up.

Police say they received a report of a burglary around 11 a.m. and later chased a suspect into a home, sparking the standoff. The nearby Resurrection Catholic School was locked down as a precaution.

A statement on the school's website said teachers were made aware of the situation but no information was immediately given to the students.

Police helped direct parents to a location where they could pick up their children Friday afternoon, a few hours before the standoff ended.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 185740732 - wibw.com/a?a=185740732