Lawrence police are searching for a suspect in a Tuesday evening robbery of a pizza delivery driver.
A 21-year-old Pizza Hut driver arrived at an unoccupied building under renovation in the 2200 block of West 26th St. just before 9 p.m. After the driver took a few steps down a staircase, the suspect emerged with a handgun and demanded the driver’s cash, said Kim Murphree, a Lawrence Police Department spokeswoman.
The suspect fled the scene with the victim’s cash and the pizza.
Police say the driver described the suspect as a light-skinned black male in his late 20s or early 30s, between 6 feet 4 inches and 6 feet 5 inches tall, with an average build and a mustache He was last seen wearing a light gray hooded sweatshirt and baggy, bleached blue jeans. The driver was not injured during the robbery and police are still investigating the incident.