Early Monday morning at approximately 12:40, Topeka police officers responded to a reported robbery to an individual at 434 SW Jackson. As officers were nearing the scene, a male matching the description given by the victims was seen running away from the area. He was apprehended by officers and determined to be the suspect. Darren J Janssen, 44, of Topeka was later booked into Shawnee County DOC for Aggravated Robbery, 2 counts of Aggravated Assault, Criminal Use of a Weapon, Obstruction, Theft and Possessing Drug Paraphernalia.
Anyone who may have information on this incident, or any other crime for that matter, is asked to call the Topeka Police Department detectives at 368-9400, or Crime Stoppers at 234-0007.