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Lenexa police seek suspect who drove at an officer

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Posted at 11:33 AM, Aug 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-18 19:32:21-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, 6:16 p.m., Aug. 18 | The individual Lenexa police were originally searching for has been identified and is cooperating in the investigation.

As the investigation continues, a different suspect is believed to have driven at officers, according to a Lenexa Police Department tweet.

ORIGINAL STORY | The Lenexa Police Department is searching for a suspect who's run from police multiple times over the past week.

On one occasion, the man drove at an officer as the officer was throwing out a tire deflation device, according to a Facebook post by the department.

The man was driving a black Dodge Challenger, which may be stolen. Police also said he may be driving a stolen Chrysler 300.

Anyone with information is asked call (913)-825-8169.

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