Topeka Police Arrest Man For Kidnapping Teenaged Family Member

By: WIBW (Posted by Melissa Brunner)
By: WIBW (Posted by Melissa Brunner)
Topeka Police say officers were called just after 2:30 pm Monday to an abduction report at Topeka West High School.

Michael Jordan

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A Topeka man is behind bars, accused of kidnapping a teenaged family member from a high school.

Topeka Police say officers were called just after 2:30 pm Monday to an abduction report at Topeka West High School. Officers say a 14-year-old male student was taken from the school by an estranged family member.

Police say investigators launched a coordinated search effort and the suspect and victim were located at an east Topeka home around 4:30 pm.

Officers arrested 30-year-old Michael Jordan on charges of kidnapping and parole violation. The juvenile victim was released into the custody of a guardian.

Topeka Police say they are still looking for information on the events that unfolded. Anyone with information may contact Detectives at 785-368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.


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