Suspect at large after armed robbery in west Topeka

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT)- The Topeka Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at Tobacco Town in west Topeka.

It happened around 3:30 on Wednesday at the shop located near 21st and Moundview.

Police said a customer walked into store and found a distraught store clerk. The clerk said she was robbed, but was so shaken up that she was unable to give police a solid description of the suspect.

Topeka Police said the suspect is a 5’5″ man, about 185 pounds, and wearing a red plaid shirt over a dark hood sweatshirt with red shoes and dark pants. He brandished a knife or gun and was last seen leaving in a silver car.

The man is still at large.

Besides being shaken up from the incident, the clerk was not hurt.

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