UPDATE: Rape, kidnapping suspect apprehended in Lawrence

Michael Hooks

A suspect police believe raped and kidnapped a woman was captured in Lawrence, KS late Thursday evening.

Investigators say Michael Hooks from Lawrence was wanted on a warrant for kidnapping and rape.

The Jackson County, KS Sheriff's Office confirms Hooks was arrested around 9 p.m.

Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse says he began speaking by phone with the suspect on Thursday.

He had left the Wichita area and traveled to Lawrence, where he was taken into custody by the Lawrence Police Department Department.

Authorities say the rape happened in Holton on April 12, 2018.

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