High speed chase ends in suspect on the loose after ramming police car

According to Watch Commander a suspect is on the loose after a high speed chase led to the...
According to Watch Commander a suspect is on the loose after a high speed chase led to the suspect ramming their vehicle into a Capitol Police car Sunday afternoon in Topeka.
Published: Oct. 16, 2022 at 3:21 PM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - According to Watch Commander a suspect is on the loose after a stolen vehicle investigation led to the suspect intentionally ramming into a Capital Police patrol car initiating a vehicle pursuit.

The call came in at around 1:52 pm, from Capital Police requesting TPD to assist with a stolen vehicle investigation at 900 SW Tyler. During the investigation the suspect rammed into a Capital Police patrol car, sparking a vehicle pursuit.

The suspect ended up striking a civilian car at 17th and Fairlawn, then continuing south on Fairlawn. Officials say no injuries were reported.

Officers lost sight of the vehicle, later locating it in the 6100 block of SW 26th CT. The suspect fled on foot with officers in pursuit with k9 units.

TPD is assisting Capitol Police and KHP in the investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to email telltpd@topeka.org or contact the Topeka Police Criminal Investigation Bureau at 785-368- 9400.