Mon. Jan 25th, 2021

Suspect escapes after botched takedown attempt

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Around 7:30 am this morning, members of the Metro Area Fugitive Task Force observed 19-year-old Duop Wiyual Duop, wanted on several felony warrants, exit his residence near 48th & Holdrege and flee in a vehicle.

Members of the Task Force eventually caught up to Duop near 48th & Vine, where they blocked in Duop with unmarked cars displaying red and blue lights. As contact was attempted, Duop reversed and struck an unmarked car, proceeding to strike another unmarked car while trying to drive forward. Duop managed to escape, also damaging a citizen’s vehicle in the process. He was not pursued.

$6,000 worth of damage was sustained to the two unmarked cars. An additional $900 in damage was sustained to the citizen’s vehicle.

Anyone with information on Duop’s whereabouts is encouraged to call 402-441-6000, or 911.

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