Security guard assaulted during Dillons robbery

The Dillons in the Brookwood Shopping Center. (Alec Gartner/KSNT)

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) — On Saturday, a security guard was assaulted during a robbery of the Dillons in the Brookwood Shopping Center.

At 11:20 p.m., Topeka Police Officers went to the Dillons at 2815 SW 29th St. on a call about a robbery that had just happened.

Witnesses said that a man entered the store wearing all dark clothing and mask that covered his face. He then ran to several cash registers, took what was in them, and attempted to run out of the store. The store’s security guard confronted him and tried to stop him from leaving, but the suspect assaulted the guard and escaped.

The suspect was last seen running west, behind the business toward the 2900 block of SW Oakley Ave.

The security guard was not seriously injured.

The investigation is ongoing, so anyone with information is asked to call the Topeka Police Department at 785-368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007. Crime Stoppers will keep you anonymous.

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