Police use stopsticks to end high-speed chase

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Two people are in custody following a police chase early Monday morning.

Police said the chase started around 4 a.m. when they spotted a dark-colored Jeep swerving in and out of traffic near Truman and The Paseo in Kansas City, Mo. Police attempted to stop the driver, but according to officers, he drove away. At times the driver reached speeds of 100 miles per hour in midtown.

Police put out stop sticks, effectively slowing the driver, however he continued to drive until he was on rims. After about 15 minutes, police successfully stopped the driver near the intersection of 21st and Wabash. Two people were taken into custody.

Police said the vehicle was not stolen. It's unclear at this time why the driver refused to stop.

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