UPDATE (5/19/2022 – 12:36 p.m.) — More details have come out regarding a woman who allegedly stole a 2020 Kia Rio in Lansing.

Police received a phone call Wednesday afternoon about a suspicious car in the Oak Park area.

A man and a woman were inside the car.

The car then rammed into a Lansing Police cruiser before taking off.

The woman then left the car, but the man in the car kept driving, crashing into multiple vehicles before abandoning the car around 916 E. Cesar Chavez Ave.

Police have not been able to find the male or female suspect involved.

The Rio was determined to have been stolen at an earlier time when a child was inside the car. The child has been recovered safely.

The woman pictured below is believed to be the woman that was in the Kia Rio yesterday.

UPDATE 5:40 P.M. – Do you know this woman?

Police say the woman pictured below allegedly stole a 2020 Kia Rio – the same make and model as the damaged car. Police say that a child was inside the car when it was stolen.

Officers say the child was located safely and police are asking anyone with information to contact Det. Shawn Martinez at Shawn.Martinez@lansingmi.gov or 517-483-6856.


LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – A heavy police presence has been spotted in downtown Lansing.

At around 4:00 p.m., Lansing Police, Michigan State Police and K9 units were spotted on E. César E. Chávez Ave investigating a damaged white Kia car.

Police were setting up a perimeter and are searching for a suspect.

Debris from the damaged car was spotted on Pennsylvania Ave.

Debris from the damaged car.

It is currently unknown what the incident is.

THIS IS A DEVELOPING STORY AND WILL BE UPDATED AS MORE INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.