Police in Indiana have a Wisconsin man in custody following a multistate pursuit that ended on Interstate 65 in Tippecanoe County today (Wednesday).
30-year-old Kenneth Brown of Milwaukee (Wis) abducted his two-year-old daughter, then stole a vehicle. The girl was identified as 2-year-old Kendra Faith Brown.
Kenneth Brown was pulled over in Decatur, Illinois, around 11 p.m for a traffic violation unrelated to the alleged abduction. He then drove off and fled from police.
Brown allegedly drove to a Watseka (Illinois) Walmart. There, Police say he told a woman that he had abducted a child and stolen a vehicle. The woman called police.
Brown left Watseka headed east on State Road 24 toward Indiana. That’s when an Iroquois County dispatch alerted Kentland and Newton County authorities. Brown refused to stop for the Indiana police at Route 24 and SR 71. He headed south on I-65 into Lafayette before he was finally stopped by a police roadblock.
Kenneth Brown allegedly held a knife to his daughter's neck before eventually being subdued with a stun gun.
Kendra Brown was taken to a Lafayette hospital. Police say she is OK.