Expert Tire Robbed, Suspect Fires Shot

By: 13 News
By: 13 News

Topeka Police are searching for a man who robbed a tire store then shot at a witness.

Police say the robbery happened at Expert Tire at SW 21st and Wanamaker just after 5 pm Wednesday.

They say a black man about six-feet tall, weighing 145 pounds, robbed the store. They say an employee chased after him, even trying to scale a fence to keep up. Police say that's when the suspect turned and fired a shot. The bullet missed the worker.

Police say the suspect jumped into a waiting car that is white or light colored and an out of state tag, 617 PYY.

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at (785) 234-0007.


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