TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Four people are in custody Monday night after an armed robbery at a local grocery store parking lot.
Police tell KSNT News the robbery happened at the Dillons parking lot at SW 10th and SW Gage Blvd. around 9:00 p.m. Police said a male victim was responding to an ad on Craigslist. When waiting to meet the seller from the ad, the victim was approached by four suspects and was robbed at gunpoint. The suspects were able to get away with cash and other items in a dark SUV.
While responding to the robbery, an officer in the area saw a car matching the description of the one driven by the suspects. The car was stopped and all four of the suspects were arrested for aggravated robbery.
The suspects were identified as Austin Richard Prescott, 23, of Burlingame, Damarcus Jermaine White, 23, of Topeka, Darin Terell White, 20, of Topeka, Royelle Dwayne-Lamarc Hunt, 28, of Topeka.
No injuries were reported during the robbery.
This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information relating to this crime are asked to call the Topeka Police Department at 785-368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.