May 6, 2020
On Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at approximately 1:00 p.m., the Riley County Police Department Dispatch Center was notified of a theft from Walmart in the 100 block of Bluemont Avenue in Manhattan.
It was determined the suspect in the theft was driving a stolen vehicle.
At approximately 1:45 p.m., a pursuit began involving the stolen vehicle in the 1100 block of Pillsbury Drive.
The vehicle began traveling eastbound on I-70 at high speeds.
The Kansas Highway Patrol reports shortly before 2 p.m., Troopers became involved in the pursuit on I-70 near the Geary/Riley county line.
The pursuit ended after using tire deflation devices and a tactical vehicle intervention on the fleeing vehicle.
KHP reports two people are now in custody. Names of those involved and charges are pending at this time. The Kansas Highway Patrol is the primary agency on the incident.