KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Law enforcement authorities are looking for a man who stole a Kansas City police cruiser, which was later found abandoned in northwest Missouri.

Kansas City police say the man, who they described as emotionally disturbed, stole the cruiser about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday.

KSHB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1q4uHSt ) Missouri Highway Patrol troopers found the vehicle about 4:20 a.m. on the side of Interstate 35 between Bethany and Cameron in northwest Missouri. A shotgun was missing from the car.

Details about the suspect and how he managed to steal the car were not immediately available.

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Information from: KSHB-TV, http://www.kshb.com