Police investigating armed robbery in west Topeka

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Officers with the Topeka Police Department are investigating an armed robbery near West Ridge Mall Tuesday morning.

The Topeka Police Watch Commander tells KSNT News the robbery happened in the 6100 block of SW 21st Street, just west of SW Brookfield at 8:30 a.m.

The victim was in their vehicle when they were approached by a man in the median asking for money. The victim rolled down their window to give him money when he suddenly pulled out a knife and robbed him of cash and a cell phone.

The suspect is described as a white male, unshaven and in their thirties.

No injuries were reported during the incident.

Anyone with information are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.

KSNT News will continue to update this story as new information becomes available.


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