Police in Mt. Vernon have captured a man who was wanted for kidnapping a woman in Webster County and later leading authorities on a high speed pursuit that ended in Lawrence County.

Christopher Ford was arrested outside the Walmart in Mt. Vernon Monday afternoon after an employee called 911.

Ford was wanted for pepper-spraying a woman and locking her in a car in Marshfield on Friday.

She later escaped.

On Sunday, Ford was spotted in Sarcoxie.

He led authorities on a pursuit that hit speeds around 100 miles an hour on I-44, ending with him crashing in Mt. Vernon.

He managed to get away but was finally arrested on Monday.