Man Robs Motel 6 Employee, Still At Large

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- Officers were called to the Motel 6 at 1224 S.W. Wanamaker around 9:20 p.m. Tuesday on a report of an armed robbery.

An employee told police that a man approached him with what looked like a gun under his sweatshirt while he was outside smoking. The suspect then ordered the employee to get inside the hotel and demanded money. The suspect got away with unknown amount of money and left in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing 190 pounds. He was dressed in all black clothing and a ski mask at the time of the robbery.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 234-0007.