Archive for Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Overland Park man victim of strong-arm robbery

September 1, 2010


A 31-year-old Overland Park man was the victim of a strong-arm robbery Tuesday night in the 1000 block of North Third Street.

According to Lawrence Police Sgt. Susan Hadl, about 10:30, the man went to a hotel room with a woman who was an acquaintance. He stepped outside of the room and said he saw a dark 1980s-model TransAm car pull up and a large white male get out of the car. Hadl said the suspect forced the victim back into the hotel room and proceeded to steal various items from him, including the cell phone. No weapons were involved in the incident.

Hadl said the suspect then left with the woman who was with the victim. Police are still searching for both.


Alabamastreet 6 years, 1 month ago

"Hadl said the suspect then left with the woman who was with the victim. Police are still searching for both." Was there any copper involved?

Looking for love in all the wrong places . . .

Neomarxist123 6 years, 1 month ago

Robbed by your hooker's pimp.

Then you call the Police?

Maddy Griffin 6 years, 1 month ago

Sounds like a tag team.Nothing good going on at the Jayhawk Motel.

ontheroadfitness 6 years, 1 month ago

Did the personalized Shawnee County license plate say BANDIT?

estespark 6 years, 1 month ago

Was his female acquaintance Sally Field?

"I think I'm in love with your belt buckle"

It's sad I know these things...

4Real 6 years, 1 month ago

the word "man" is missing from first sentence of the article

Mike Hoffmann 6 years, 1 month ago

How hard can it be to track down a Trans-Am these days?

OldEnuf2BYurDad 6 years, 1 month ago

I'm guessing he lost his "arousal" after this happened.

Frederic Gutknecht IV 6 years, 1 month ago

Was this "large, white male" a pooka? It does not appear to be human in the article and is not referred to as such. This is weird. This is, too. Shut up, Harvey.

ryknow1976 6 years, 1 month ago

What's become of our society when you can't even trust a hooker anymore?

BorderRuffian 6 years ago

Yeah - I think he was huffing yellow paint down on Mass Street.

Richard Heckler 6 years, 1 month ago

"3rd rate romance..." and low rent rendevous

otto 6 years, 1 month ago

wahaahaaahaaa --- you cant fix stupid.

mom_of_three 6 years, 1 month ago

I would have trouble keeping a straight face while taking that statement.... although you are glad he was not hurt and it is a bad thing that happened....

Mike Hatch 6 years, 1 month ago

It sounds like one of the oldest set-ups since the bible scam shown in Paper Moon.

If you're after a one night stand, there are some basic rules to follow and at least the victim followed one of them: Don't take them home.

2 others are: Don't go to a hotel where the doors exit right out into the parking lot and don't leave your wallet/keys/valuables laying on a table while you go in to 'freshen up'.

If you really must take them home, lock your wallet in the trunk of your car.

bearded_gnome 6 years, 1 month ago


word is that that no-tell-motel rents rooms by the hour.

so, besides getting ripped off, I wonder if out-of-town John has something to remember her by, like an STD?

and I wonder if John had a wife at home? "had" being the operative phrase.

oh yeah, I love the use of the word "acquaintance" in the article. ... yeah, riiiight!

smiles 6 years ago

In my case, that would be using my "left" arm a lot, although it would vary depending on the individual robber.

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