Crime

Kansas City police arrest man in theft of city-owned vehicle

Officers were summoned to Eighth Street and Park Avenue just after 10 a.m. Wednesday. City workers said a man fired several gunshots and took their vehicle.
Officers were summoned to Eighth Street and Park Avenue just after 10 a.m. Wednesday. City workers said a man fired several gunshots and took their vehicle.

Kansas City police arrested a man suspected of firing several gunshots and stealing a Public Works truck Wednesday morning.

Officers were summoned to Eighth Street and Park Avenue just after 10 a.m. Workers said a man walked out of an apartment building mumbling to himself. The man walked toward the Public Works truck, but the workers told him to walk away.

The man brandished a handgun, fired several shots and took their vehicle.

Police arrested a man at Ninth Street and Prospect Avenue. The vehicle was recovered at 11th Street and Garfield Avenue.

No injuries were reported.

Glenn E. Rice: 816-234-4341, @GRicekcstar

  Comments