By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
According to KMBC, there was a police pursuit on Wednesday morning that went into the Kansas City Chiefs Championship parade route. Two individuals have been taken into custody.
The pursuit, according to the report, went down part of the route for several blocks. It eventually came to a stop near Union Street and Crown Center.
The vehicle that was being pursued by the authorities, it had multiple flat tires, police said. No one was injured during this police chase.
The authorities used the PIT maneuver to stop the pursuit.
The car in the pursuit had multiple flat tires, and police said there were no injuries in the incident. The case eventually came to an event by Pershing Road at the intersection of Main Street and Grand Boulevard.
“A vehicle broke through the parade barrier on the north side of the route at 8:12 a.m.,” KCPD said in a statement. “All officers on the route were immediately alerted. Clay County Sheriff’s Deputies assisting KCPD deployed Stop Sticks, which the vehicle struck.
“The vehicle proceeded south down the route to where it turned at Pershing and was headed for the crowd. Multiple police cars were prepared to block it. Officers then used tactical vehicle intervention, also known as the PIT maneuver, to stop the suspect car on Pershing. Police took two suspects into custody. No injuries have been reported.”
Thankfully, this police pursuit did not happen several hours later, as the Chiefs parade began at 11:30 am CST.