Police search for suspect who fled stolen U-Haul after 20 minutes of fleeing KC police

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The driver of a stolen U-Haul led police on a chase that lasted about 20 minutes, before the suspects, a man and woman, fled from the truck on foot.

Police arrested the woman, who was driving after a neighbor said her dogs were barking and she suggested police check her shed.

"Whenever they run from the police they would hide in my shed, so you might want to check my shed if the wood is moved somebody is in there and a few minutes later I heard someone scream 'come out or I’m sending in the dog' and then they brought her out from behind my house,” said Rebecca Taylor.

Taylor says it’s the third time in the past few years people fleeing from police have been captured in her shed. She said she didn’t recognize the woman captured today.

The man escaped and officers continued to search for him Friday late Friday afternoon. They called off the search after about an hour without finding him.

The U-Haul was stolen at Independence Ave. and Kentucky. The pursuit ended about 5 miles away at E. 19th St. and Lister Ave.

Police say a U-Haul was stolen on Thursday as well. Independence Police were investigating Thursday's case involving a 25-foot box truck. That truck crashed into a car wash/gas station after fleeing police. One person was captured then.

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