Suspect In Custody After Car, Foot Pursuit In Yukon, Authorities Say


Wednesday, November 28th 2018, 9:28 am
By: News 9


A suspect is in custody after a car, and foot pursuit with Oklahoma City police officers near Northwest 10th Street and Sara Road on Wednesday morning. 

Authorities say the suspect stole a white KIA Soul from 37-year-old Lyft driver Kathryn Livermore, who called police.

  • "Operator: Oklahoma City 911
  • Caller: Yes my car was just stolen and I'm following on it because it has metro smart ride in it."

Officers located the suspected vehicle and began a pursuit near Northwest 10th Street and Meridian Avenue. 

The suspect, identified as 47-year-old Lance Sherwood then ditched the vehicle and fled on foot, according to officials. 

Yukon High School and Yukon Independence Elementary are were on lockdown as authorities searched for the suspect. Mustang North Middle School and Creek Elementary were on soft lockdown.

Officers said the vehicle was taken from a home near Northwest 8th Street and MacArthur Boulevard. Livermore was asleep in her home when the suspect took her keys and stole the vehicle, authorities said.

 

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