Osage Co. authorities involved in chase, standoff with person threatening suicide

Published: Nov. 21, 2019 at 9:19 PM CST
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Osage county authorities say a person threatening suicide ended up in a chase and standoff with deputies.

Sheriff Laurie Dunn says deputies found the person in their car around 3 p.m. Thursday near 213th and Old Hwy. 75.

Dunn says the person led deputies on a chase through a field until their car got stuck in the mud. The person refused to come out of their vehicle.

Dunn says a standoff continued for about a half hour before the person allowed emergency personnel to take them for mental evaluation.

No one was hurt.

The Kansas Highway Patrol; Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism; Osage EMS; and Osage Co. Fire District #5 assisted the Osage Co. Sheriff's Office with the incident.

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