Police looking for suspect in Topeka armed robbery

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Topeka police are investigating an armed robbery Tuesday afternoon at a local business.

The report came in around 4:13 p.m. in the 4000 block of SW Huntoon at Elite Tobacco & Vape, just west of Gage Blvd.

Police said the suspect entered the business, displayed a handgun and proceeded to rob the business. The suspect then ran from the store towards the northeast on foot.

The suspect is described as a black man, standing 6’1″ and a large build. He was wearing black shoes with white soles, a grey hoodie with white markings on the chest and blue shorts.

Patrol and detectives are following up on this case and have provided the following photos above of the suspect to request assistance from the public in identifying the suspect.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to contact the Topeka Police Criminal Investigation Bureau at 785-368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.

This is a developing story, KSNT News will update when new information becomes available.

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