Police Department

Identify Suspect

On 12/20/13 at approximately 5:15 a.m. an unknown white male around 20-to 25 years old stole a truck in the area of the 2300 block of Lee's Summit Rd.  The owner reported the theft and police officers located the suspect driving the stolen vehicle on 24 Hwy.  Police attempted to stop the vehicle, the suspect refused to stop and led police in a pursuit into Kansas City, MO. 

At approximately 5:30 a.m. the suspect rammed one of the police officers and bailed out of the stolen truck in the area of Lexington and Thompson in Kansas City. The suspect got away on foot.

The suspect was described as wearing a dark hoodie with a red or orange shirt underneath and blue jeans.

If anyone recognizes the suspect from the attached photos, please call the TIPS Hotline at 474-8477 or the Independence Police at 836-3600.