Suspect Caught In Dog House Following Topeka Chase

By: Justin Surrency, Josh Mabry
By: Justin Surrency, Josh Mabry

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- A chase suspect was apprehended in Topeka Friday after police found him hiding in a dog house.

Police pursued a white Jeep Cherokee after 10 a.m. after it was seen driving at excessive speeds and running a stop sign at 35th and SE Adams.

The driver led police on a chase until it slammed into a tree along the 3100 block of SE Dupont St.

Apparently looking for a place to hide, the suspect made his way into a dog house in a vacant home at 3109 SE Dupont St. A police K-9 unit was deployed and discovered the man hiding in the animal dwelling.

The suspect was taken into custody. Besides booking the individual for traffic violations, officers are looking into the suspect's criminal history.

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