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Information released by Shelbina Police Department
At approximately 4:44 p.m. on Monday, November 29, 2021, an officer with the Shelbina Police Department observed a single motor vehicle crash occur at the intersection of South Shelby Street and West College Avenue in Shelbina.
The officer determined the driver of the vehicle to be Logan Laws, 30, Shelbina, who was traveling northbound on South Shelby Street approaching the intersection of West College Avenue at a high rate of speed Laws lost control of the vehicle, impact with the ground occurred and was ejected.
The vehicle sustained extensive damage and was removed from the scene. Laws had apparent injuries, was checked by EMS, however refused further treatment.
Laws advised the officer he was attempting to locate an individual on foot who just attempted to abduct his daughter from the 400 block of South Shelby Street. Upon arrival of assisting law enforcement, personnel were sent to the residence to gather further information.
It was reported a middle aged white male, clean shaven, short brown hair, wearing a short sleeve shirt and light colored jeans attempted to abduct the child. No vehicle was seen in the area, and it is believed the suspect was on foot.
To date, the investigation has not developed further leads, but still continues.
Chief Jeff Brown asks citizens to be vigilant in observing suspicious activity in their neighborhoods and keeping an eye out for our children, as they say it takes a village to raise these children. If citizens see any suspicious activity notify the local law enforcement immediately.
SPD was assisted by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Shelbina Fire Protection District and the Salt River Ambulance District.