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KCPD says standoff on Chestnut Avenue now over

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Posted at 12:42 AM, Feb 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-19 01:42:48-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Police Department said a standoff on Chestnut Avenue ended early Friday morning.

According to officers, on Thursday night around 9:30 pm officers noticed a vehicle in the area of East 35th and Prospect Avenue matching the description of a vehicle taken in an armed robbery.

Officers attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver refused to stop.

A pursuit started, and the driver of the vehicle crashed.

The driver then exited the vehicle and fled on foot into a residence near East 24th and Chestnut Avenue.

Police brought in tactical resources and negotiators to the scene.

Police said several parties cooperated and exited the residence.

Officers were able to locate the subject of interest inside who was taken into custody.

The standoff is now over.