Police capture robbery suspect


A Wichita man is in custody after allegedly robbing a Topeka Kwik Shop.

According to police, shortly before 11 a.m. a man entered the Kwik Shop at southwest 10th and MacVicar and robbed the store of various items.

The man ran from the store and got in a car and fled the scene eastbound between 10th and 11th street.

An officer was in the parking lot when it happened, and followed the vehicle.

When the vehicle came to a stop the suspect ran from the car.

After a brief foot chase the officer took 52 year old Steven Bayless into custody.

He was booked in on robbery, theft and obstruction.

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