Lawrence police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery that took place Saturday on Iowa Street.
Sgt. Troy Squire said that a man entered Pro-Cuts, 2500 Iowa St., about 6 p.m., armed with a handgun, and demanded money. The staff gave him an unknown amount and he fled on foot; he was last seen headed east on 25th Street. Officers searched the area to no avail and detectives are now handling the case.
Witnesses described the man as wearing jeans and blue sweatshirt with a green scarf or ski mask covering his face. Anyone with information regarding the suspect is asked to call the detective bureau at 830-7430 or the anonymous tips hotline at 843-8477.