Woman arrested in connection with robbery of Merriam store

MERRIAM, Kan. - Police arrested an Independence woman Wednesday afternoon in the robbery of a Merriam store.

The 33-year-old woman is in the Johnson County Jail and is expected to be charged Thursday.

The robbery occurred Monday at the Marshall's store at 5840 Antioch Road in the Merriam Town Center Shopping Center.

No word on whether she is a suspect in a Tuesday night robbery in Shawnee.

The suspect in that case matched the description of the Merriam robber, a white woman, about 5-foot-6 with brown hair pulled into a bun.

She wore a Chiefs jacket, black pants and flip flops in the Shawnee robbery.

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