Man arrested after afternoon chase

A man is in jail after police say he led them on a chase Thursday afternoon.

According to Topeka police, they arrested 48-year old Timothy Arterberry after they tried to stop a stolen truck out of Oklahoma just before 2:15 pm.

Police say Arterberry was driving out of the area at high speeds.

Police later found the truck abandoned in the alley of the 1500 block of SW Fillmore, where he tried to run away.

He was quickly captured and taken into custody on charges of possession of a stolen vehicle and felony attempt to elude, and numerous traffic charges.

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