Jan 26, 2022

Kansas man accused of violent attack, stalking

Posted Jan 26, 2022 1:00 AM
Fincham photo Shawnee Co.
Fincham photo Shawnee Co.

SHAWNEE COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating a violent assault and have a suspect in custody.

Just after 7:30 p.m. Monday, police responded to a residence in the 6500 Block of SW 26th Ct. in Topeka in reference to an assault. At the home officers located an adult victim suffering from serious injuries after having been assaulted by a family member.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Shortly after 9:00 p.m., an officer located the suspect later identified as Colby Fincham, 31 of Topeka, sitting in his vehicle in the parking lot of Walmart located at 2600 NW Rochester Road.

Fincham refused to get out of his car, so numerous officers were utilized to safely handle the situation. After just under an hour of communicating with him, he complied with commands and was taken into custody.

Police transported Fincham to the Shawnee County Department of Corrections and he is being held on requested charges of Aggravated Battery, Aggravated Burglary, Violation of a PFA, Stalking, Theft, Criminal Damage, Interference and Possession of Cocaine.