Archive for Wednesday, May 28, 2014

LPD identifies one of two suspects from Monday armed robbery

May 28, 2014


Police have identified a suspect and obtained a description of a second in connection with an armed robbery on the 2400 block of West 24th Terrace on Monday evening.

Sgt. Trent McKinley, a Lawrence Police Department spokesperson, said police have not located either suspect and the investigation is ongoing.

The victims, from Eudora, told police that two male suspects robbed them at gunpoint in an apartment complex's parking lot.

The suspects took a wallet, keys and cell phone from the victims. One of the victims said one suspect, holding the handgun, struck him in the face. During the investigation officers also determined marijuana was stolen from the vehicle.

Sgt. Troy Squire, a Lawrence Police Department spokesperson, said one of the suspects is known by the victim.


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