Topeka police searching for armed robbery suspect

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Police are searching for a man they said robbed a business last night.

Police said at about 9:20 Tuesdsay night, officers responded to the Motel 6 in the 1200 block of SW Wanamaker Rd. to a report of an armed robbery.

An employee told police a suspect wearing all black and a ski mask came up to him while he was at the door smoking.
Police said the suspect did not display a gun, but that he did have something under his sweatshirt that looked like a gun pointed at the employee, and demanded money.

The suspect left with an undisclosed amount of money and headed in an unknown direction. Officials describe the suspect as a black male, 5’11”, weighing 190 pounds.

The investigation is ongoing. If you have any information, you are asked to contact detectives at 368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at 234-0007.

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