Police searching for suspect in McDonald’s robbery

(KSNT Photo/Vanessa Alonso)

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – The Topeka Police Department is searching for a suspect in an armed robbery at a local business early Tuesday morning.

TPD reports at 3:40 a.m. the McDonald’s located at 17th and Wanamaker reported a person armed with a knife came into the business and demanded money.

Business employees reported a black man approximately 6 feet tall wearing a black mask, black sweatshirt and black jeans showed a knife and demanded money. The suspect locked all the employees into a room and then left in an unknown direction with an unknown amount of money.

When police arrived on scene, Topeka Police K-9s began tracking from the business in a southeasterly direction. Officers recovered property from the business several blocks to the east.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact Topeka Police Detectives at 368-9400 or CrimeStoppers at 234-0007.

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