TPD investigate theft outside Central Topeka business

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Topeka police say they recovered items a couple stole from another person outside a Topeka smoke shop Tuesday evening.

It happened around 5:15 p.m. near the Discount Smoke Shop at SW 10th and Macvicar.

Police say a man and a woman approached the victim. They say the male suspect scuffled with the victim, and they took off with a bicycle and other items.

Police says the suspects and the victim knew each other. Officers said they had located and spoken with the woman who was involved, but they had not yet located the man.

No one was injured.

Earlier reports indicated the incident was a strong arm robbery to the clerk inside the store, but police said further investigation revealed the incident happened outside, and neither the business nor the employee was involved.