Lawrence Police have a suspect in custody in connection with a Tuesday evening automobile theft, according to information from emergency dispatchers.
Police stopped a stolen 1995 Toyota Tercel in the 2700 block of West 24th Terrace around 11 p.m. The male suspect fled on foot and was later located by police near Holcomb Park.
An officer on scene reported that the suspect had been listening to the police pursuit on a radio. Police said that they would take the suspect in for an interview and compare the suspect to video surveillance obtained from Checkers Grocery Store, 2300 La., where the car was reported stolen around 11 p.m. on Tuesday.
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