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2 charged in Topeka carjacking, kidnapping

Published on -10/3/2013, 8:23 AM

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Two men have been charged with a Topeka carjacking and abduction that came to an end when the victims were discovered during a Kansas City, Kan., traffic stop.

Shawnee County prosecutors have filed aggravated robbery and kidnapping charges against 24-year-old Jakeem Coopwood and 20-year-old Lashon Stewart. The Topeka Capital-Journal (http://is.gd/YUjBtB ) reports that the men were moved Wednesday to Shawnee County from Wyandotte County. No attorneys are listed for them in online court records.

Topeka police spokeswoman Kristen Veverka says the victims were found early Monday after the Kansas Highway Patrol pursued a vehicle on Interstate 70. After the fleeing car stopped, the suspects fled and then were arrested.

Inside the car's trunk, troopers found two people who had been kidnapped Sunday night. Veverka says the victims were in good condition.

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