Police are searching for a man involved in an armed robbery early Saturday morning.
According to Lawrence Police Sgt. Michael McLaren, officers were dispatched to Kwik Shop, 3440 West Sixth St., about 2:20 a.m. Saturday. The first officer arrived at the scene about a minute later.
The suspect had entered the building through the front door and was armed with a handgun. He demanded cash from the clerk, a 24-year-old Lawrence resident, and then fled the scene.
The suspect was described as a white man, approximately six feet tall and about 190 pounds. He was wearing blue jeans and a dark jacket that had horizontal stripes around the shoulders and wrists. The suspect reportedly also had a light blue cloth covering his face.
McLaren said the man took an undetermined amount of money from the clerk and then exited the building and headed east.
The clerk was not injured during the robbery.
Police are still searching for the suspect and ask anyone with information related to the incident to call the police department’s TIPS Hotline at 843-TIPS (8477).