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Two people arrested following police chase in east Wichita

A bystander who heard a woman scream and saw a man force a woman into a vehicle called 911 Saturday night, according to Sgt. Jesse Boomer, a spokesman for the Wichita Police Department.

The incident happened shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday in the 1600 block of North Fairmount. Wichita police were able to locate the vehicle in the neighborhood and when they tried to stop it, a short chase ensued, Boomer said.

The driver and another person bailed from the vehicle and were taken into custody by police.

Charges include interfering with a police officer, aggravated assault with a firearm, aggravated kidnapping, evading police and traffic violations.

Four victims were involved in the incident. One told police she had been held against her will and had received injuries; a second reported one of the two had pointed a handgun at her with the laser sight activated.

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