Man arrested after escaping Northmoor police, stealing cruiser

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man is in custody after he allegedly attempted to pass a bad check and attempted to flee from the Northmoor Police Chief Kelly Clark.

According to officials, police were called to a pawn shop in Northmoor, Missouri for a man allegedly attempting to pass a bad check.

Clark responded and put the man in handcuffs but officials say the man somehow escaped. He reportedly managed to steal a patrol car. Clark reportedly fired shots at the suspect but didn't him. 

He then allegedly crashed the car east of the pawn shop and ran. He was later arrested in a wooded area.

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