Lawrence police are searching for a suspect in a Thursday evening armed robbery at Presto Convenience Store, 602 W. Ninth St.
According to Lawrence Police Sgt. Matt Sarna, about 9 p.m. a black male entered the convenience store and showed the clerk a handgun. He demanded money from the clerk, and left the store with all the money from both the cash register and the safe.
Sarna said the suspect was last seen running northbound on Louisiana Street and then eastbound on Eighth Street.
The suspect is described as about six feet tall in his late 20s or early 30s. He was wearing jeans and a hoodie, and was bald with a scruffy beard.
Multiple police cars were in the area north of the gas station searching for the suspect. Anyone with information on the suspect should call Crime Stoppers at 843-TIPS.