KCPD seek public's help to ID coffee shop robbery suspect

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Posted at 4:50 PM, Aug 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-05 17:50:28-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, police are asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect who robbed a coffee shop earlier this month.

Police said that at 8:25 a.m. on Aug. 1, the suspect entered the PH Coffee, 2200 Lexington, and “threatened staff with a gun and took money from the business.”

The suspect was wearing a face mask and a black shirt that appeared to have the word "rock" in large font across the front.

Anyone with information about the robbery or the suspect is asked to contact the KCPD robbery unit at 816-234-5230 or make an anonymous tip through the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

For jurisdictions that utilize the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline, anonymous tips can be made by calling 816-474-TIPS (8477), submitting the tip online or through the free mobile app at

Annual homicide details and data for the Kansas City area are available through the 41 Action News Homicide Tracker, which was launched in 2015.