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Sturtevant Police

**Updated 7:30 p.m.

A suspected kidnapper and possible sexual assault perpetrator is behind bars Tuesday after leading police on a chase that spanned three counties.

Police say the male suspect was wanted out of Milwaukee on a kidnapping charge after grabbing a male victim from a bus stop in that city and possibly sexually assaulting him as well.

The victim escaped by jumping out of the man’s car. It is unclear exactly when and where he managed to get away.

Milwaukee officers chased the suspect south into Kenosha County where police lost sight of him. Early Tuesday afternoon, though, the man was driving north on County H in Sturtevant when he traveled past an SPD officer who immediately attempted a traffic stop.

Once again, the suspect fled, eventually losing control of the car on Highway KR and crashing. The Sturtevant officer held the man at gunpoint until a Mount Pleasant officer arrived to assist. K9 Bones was called to the scene and alerted to the presence of marijuana. The suspect was arrested and turned over to Milwaukee police.

The Racine and Kenosha County District Attorney offices are expected to file charges for possession of marijuana and fleeing/eluding an officer, respectively.