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Kansas Warns of Veterinarian Imposter

Associated Press - January 8, 2016 8:29 am

ARKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) –  The Kansas Board of Veterinary Examiners is seeking information about a man who is reportedly impersonating a veterinarian.

The board says 49-year-old Danny Thomas is using the alias Chase McKnight. The man treated several horses and has done free spay and neutering services in Cowley County.

He’s described as a white man, 5-foot-4, 160 pounds, with blue eyes and black hair.

Kansas Agriculture Department spokesman Jason Walker says Walker said Thomas has never been a licensed veterinarian in Kansas, and no one named Chase McKnight has ever had a license either.

Thomas was sentenced to prison for several computer crimes he committed in 2009 and was released in June of 2015.

Wichita police are also investigating the case.

Associated Press information from: KWCH-TV