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Archive for Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Suspect still at large in armed robbery in 800 block of 23rd Street

February 1, 2012

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Police are still searching for a suspect in an armed robbery at Loanmax, 800 W. 23rd St., at about 6:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Sgt. Craig Shanks said the victim was behind the building when he was approached by a man with a gun. He took money from the suspect and then fled on foot. The victim was not harmed in the robbery.

The victim described the suspect as a white man, aged 25 to 30, who had some facial hair that was either red or blond and who was wearing either a navy or green sweatshirt and jeans.

Shanks requested that anyone with information about the suspect or robbery call the Lawrence Police tips hotline at (785) 843-8477.

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