Suspect Arrested For Overnight Robbery

Topeka, KS - Topeka Police have a man accused of robbing a woman outside a gas station in custody.

52-year-old Anthony Howard of Topeka is being held on a charge of aggravated robbery.

Police say a 38-year-old woman was waiting to put fuel in her car around 11:30 last night at the gas station at 17th and South Topeka Blvd., when a man called her over to his car. She went to the car and the man inside indicated he had a gun and demanded her money and jewelry.

Officers later located the suspect vehicle in the 1300 block of SW Polk. They executed a search warrant at a residence in the area, found the suspect, and took him into custody.


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