Abducted Wichita child located in Kay County

November 21, 2022 | Headlines|Police

WICHITA, Kan. ā€” Kansas officials report that a 6-year-old girl who was abducted Sunday night in Wichita was located near Tonkawa about 90 minutes after the abduction and a male suspect taken into custody.

Wichita police report that officers responded at 6:50 p.m. Sunday to the 2300 block of north Amidon for a report of a stolen vehicle with a 6-year-old inside.

Police reportedly used a license plate reader and other technology to determine that the vehicle was traveling south on I-35 toward the Kansas-Oklahoma border.

At 7:41 p.m. WPD contacted the Kay County Sheriff’s Department and reported that a tan 2006 Lexus XRX330 was stolen from Davis Liquor Store in Wichita. The suspect was described as a heavy set white male in a tan overcoat and tan carport pants with a full beard, dark hair and glasses.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers located the vehicle at The Pilot on I-35 near mile marker 214 and a Kay County deputy responded.

According to the Kay County Sheriff’s radio logs, Benjamin Brady, 34, was arrested and the child was found unharmed and released to Kansas authorities. (see related story)

Le is the second out of state fugitive captured in Kay County this week. (see story)

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