Man arrested after theft of police vehicle in Manhattan

Police lights (KSN File Photo)

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Authorities have arrested a man suspected of stealing a police vehicle in Manhattan.

The Hays Post reports that the 32-year-old man was taken into custody early Saturday and is being held on $32,000 bond.

Riley County Police spokeswoman Hali Rowland says the police vehicle was stolen Friday night after a stop involving several suspects. The vehicle was recovered a short time later.

Kansas Department of Corrections records show that the suspect has previous convictions for aggravated battery and burglary.

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