KBI arrests Topeka man in human trafficking case

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TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation arrested a suspect on Monday after an eight-month-long human trafficking investigation.

The KBI and Kansas Highway Patrol troopers shut down a portion of Southwest 9th Street, between Topeka High School and the Kansas Statehouse, where they arrested 54-year-old Michael A. Anderson, of Topeka.

In a release, the KBI said Anderson was arrested without incident for rape, aggravated kidnapping and aggravated battery. He was booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections on Monday with formal charges pending

KHP said the closed road will be shut down for most of the day as their investigation continues. Drivers will need to find an alternate route.

There is no danger to the public, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. It reports it notified Topeka High of the investigation.

The KBI said that the investigation is ongoing and additional arrests are anticipated.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the KBI at 1-800-KS-CRIME. Anonymous tips can also be submitted online.

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