Police ask for public’s help in identifying man who robbed Kwik Shop early Thursday morning

Police are seeking the man in this picture in connection with an armed robbery of the Kwik Shop, 845 Miss., early Thursday morning.

Lawrence police are investigating a reported armed robbery that occurred at 3:30 a.m. Thursday at Kwik Shop, 845 Miss.

Sgt. Matt Sarna, a Lawrence police spokesman, said the suspect entered the store, approached the clerk and demanded money from the cash register. The suspect displayed a handgun, obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and left the store, heading north on Mississippi Street.

No injuries were reported.

Sarna described the suspect as a black male, 5-feet, 6 inches tall, weighing 150 pounds. He was wearing all black clothing and black shoes, and a white shirt was covering his face.

“It is unknown at this time if a vehicle was involved in the incident,” Sarna said.

The Lawrence Police Department needs your help locating this man in connection with an armed robbery of Kwik Shop, 845 Miss., early Thursday morning. Call Crimestoppers at 843-TIPS with any information.

Police were attempting to identify the suspect based on surveillance photos.

Sarna said the suspect was considered armed and dangerous and that anyone who sees him should call 911.

Anyone with information in the case is asked to call police at 785-832-7650 or Douglas County Crime Stoppers at 785-843-TIPS (8477). Calls to the tips hotline that lead to an arrest could lead to a cash reward of up to $1,000.