Archive for Thursday, January 23, 1992


January 23, 1992


A lone gunman walked into a southwest Lawrence business Wednesday night and robbed the store of an undisclosed amount of cash.

According to Lawrence police reports, the man walked into Hancock Fabrics, 2108 W. 27th, shortly after 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, went to the cash register and pulled a small silver automatic pistol from his pocket.

After telling a store employee to open the cash register, the robber reached into the drawer and took the money.

A store employee called Lawrence police immediately after the robbery. Employees did not know what direction the man went after leaving the store or whether he was driving a vehicle. Lawrence police request that anyone with additional information about the robbery call the police department's non-emergency number, 841-7210.

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