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Olathe police looking for robbery suspect

Man armed with handgun robs Olathe business
Man armed with handgun robs Olathe business
Posted at 8:11 AM, Dec 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-28 09:11:29-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man armed with a handgun robbed an Olathe business shortly after midnight Friday night.

Officers were called to the 11900 block of S. Strang Line Road about 12:39 a.m. to investigate an aggravated robbery.

Upon arrival, officers were advised that a male entered the business armed with a handgun and demanded money.

The suspect fled on foot, no shots were fired, and no injuries were reported.

The suspect is described as a thin black male, approximately 6' tall, wearing a black hooded jacket with a white Nike emblem, a black face mask, blue ripped jeans, white gloves and black shoes.

Anyone with any information is encouraged to call the TIPS hotline, at 816 474-TIPS.