Just after 4:30am Saturday morning- Lee's Summit MO police received a burglar alarm from a business on Langsford Road near M-291.
An officer arrived minutes later a saw a possible suspect vehicle leaving the area. The officer gave chase.
Missouri Highway Patrol troopers from the nearby Troop A headquarters assisted in a short time as the chase wound around on streets north of Lee's Summit High School near M-291 East and U.S. 50.
At 4:43am- the suspect- "a white male wearing a black sweatshirt and blue jeans- bailed-out of chased vehicle- ran and hid from searching officers for about 10 minutes- then was captured without incident.
Police were investigating windows smashed in at least 4 businesses and items taken in what a police spokesperson described as "smash & grab" burglaries.
Among the items- lottery tickets with serial numbers that can be traced when the tickets are stolen.
The suspect- said NOT to be an area resident- is in police custody today.