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Suspect rams police vehicle

A suspect rammed a police vehicle with officers inside about 8:49 p.m. Feb. 16 near the 1400 block of Grandview Ave., according to a social media post by the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department.

According to police, officers were checking the area for a stolen vehicle with a possible victim inside the car screaming. They tried to stop the vehicle, but the vehicle failed to stop and a pursuit was initiated, police stated.


The pursuit went a short distance before stopping. The suspect then rammed the patrol vehicle with officers inside, police reported. The Kansas Highway Patrol assisted with the pursuit and the driver intentionally hit the brakes to hit a KHP cruiser, according to police.

KHP later was able to stop the suspect’s vehicle. The suspect was taken into custody and the passenger was found safe, police stated. The possible charges involve pursuit, aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer and eluding.

Chase reported in 1300 block of Ridge Avenue

Officers tried to stop a stolen auto about 1:19 a.m. Feb. 16 in the 1300 block of Ridge Avenue, according to a social media post by the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department.

The vehicle failed to stop and a pursuit was initiated, according to police. The pursuit went a short distance and was terminated. The suspect was not apprehended, police stated.

Armed robbery reported

A suspect entered a business and threatened the victim with a gun about 7:37 p.m. Feb. 16 in the 800 block of South 7th Street, according to a social media post by the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department.

The suspect took property from the victim and the business, according to the report.

Chase reported on Park Drive
Officers tried to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation about 5:18 p.m. Feb. 16 in the 2400 block of Park Drive, according to a social media post by the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department.

The vehicle failed to stop and a pursuit was initiated, police reported. The pursuit went a short distance and then was terminated, according to police. The suspect was not apprehended but the vehicle later was recovered and was confirmed stolen, police stated.

Aggravated battery reported
Aggravated domestic battery was reported at 10:31 p.m. Feb. 16, according to a social media post by the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department.

A victim stated that during a verbal argument a suspect put the victim in a choke hold, restricting the victim’s breathing.

During a struggle, the victim scratched the suspect and attempted to escape, the report stated. The suspect was taken into custody, police reported.

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