High-speed chase prompted by child kidnapping in KCK ends in Miami County


MIAMI COUNTY, Kan. — A suspect who stole a car with a young child in the backseat led police on a high-speed chase Thursday morning beginning in Kansas City, Kansas, and ending in Miami County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol tells FOX4 the incident started in the area of 1800 N. 26th St., when a woman stole a car with a 2-year-old boy inside.

Family members tell FOX4 the child’s name is Marze Thomas Jr. and that the woman is not related to the family.

Kansas Highway Patrol ended the pursuit at 247th Street and US 69 Highway.  The child was unharmed and the suspect is in custody.



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