Reported kidnapping in Douglas County results in chase, crash in southeast Denver

DENVER -- A chase that began in Douglas County up northbound I-25 ended in a crash at East Hampden Avenue in Denver Friday night.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office said a woman texted 911 at 7:10 p.m. to say she was in a vehicle and being kidnapped by an armed suspect.

Sgt. Jeff Miller said deputies spotted the suspect vehicle north of Castle Rock and a pursuit began.

The car crashed on Hampden near the I-25 off-ramp. The scene caused major traffic delays on I-25 and Hampden Avenue.

The suspect was taken into custody.

The sheriff's office said the woman who reported the kidnapping was not injured in the crash.

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