Authorities no longer searching for suspect

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The Shanwnee County Sheriff’s Office are no longer searching for a suspect along I-70.

Authorities tell Kansas First News they were unable to confirm the individual’s identity, a citizen at the auto auction informed an off duty deputy that  a man was present at the auction who was on the NE Kansas Most Wanted list, when deputies arrived the man fled.

According to the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office they are no longer actively searching for the man.

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A traffic stop turned into a manhunt on Interstate 70 Monday night.

According to the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office a deputy stopped a vehicle on I-70 near Valencia Road west of Topeka – just before 9:00pm.

They say the driver ran from the vehicle and hid in an area near some homes and businesses.

 

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