Lawrence police and Kansas University police apprehended one suspect Monday evening in connection with an automobile burglary on the KU campus.
According to KU police, a report came in at 7:50 p.m. of a theft in progress at the KU Park & Ride lot near the intersection of Clinton Parkway and Atchison Avenue. A backpack and a purse were stolen from a car parked in the lot.
Lawrence police and KU police worked together to set up a perimeter in the area of the crime. About one hour after the original call, a 43-year-old Lawrence man was apprehended in the area of Clinton Parkway and Kasold Drive.
The man was arrested on charges of burglary of a vehicle, theft, and obstruction of legal procedure.