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Northeast Kansas county warning of man who has impersonated a police officer at least 5 times


MARYSVILLE, Kansas — Officials in northeast Kansas are warning people to be on the lookout for a man who is impersonating a police officer who stops vehicles and demands to be allowed to search them.

Five incidents have been reported this week.

KCLY reports ( ) the first report came in Sunday evening. On Wednesday night, the man stopped a vehicle near Liberty, Nebraska, just north of Marysville.

The man, who wears a black uniform with a badge, uses a single red light on his white 4-door truck. He is described as white, in his 40s, about 6-foot-1, with brown hair and a black mustache.

Marysville Police Chief Todd Ackerman says several area agencies and the Kansas Highway Patrol are searching for the suspect's vehicle.

Information from: KCLY-FM.

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