Man in custody after allegedly stealing KCKPD car

Posted at 4:59 PM, Jan 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-31 17:59:29-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man suspected of stealing a Kansas City, Kansas police car is in custody.

Police Chief Terry Zeigler said in a tweet that the man stole the vehicle while officers were conducting a felony car stop.

It was later found wrecked and abandoned near 74th and Tauromee. The suspect was taken into custody at a short time later near a Taco Bell at 75th and State, where he was allegedly trying to take another car.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.