Suspect robs downtown Topeka bank with a sword

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- A man wielding a sword reportedly robbed a downtown Topeka bank Tuesday morning.

Authorities say the suspect held up the Bank of America, 700 SW Topeka Blvd., around 9:30 a.m. Police not say how much money he may have taken.

The suspect has been taken into custody and was taken to the Law Enforcement Center, Topeka police say.

Shortly before the robbery, an officer reported seeing a suspicious man carrying a sword near the 10th and Topeka intersection. Police have not confirmed if that was the same person.

This story is still developing. 13 NEWS has a crew headed to the scene and will have more information as it becomes available.