Topeka police are investigating an armed robbery that happened at about 2:00a.m. Thursday morning.
Authorities report it happened at the BP Amoco at 2740 California Ave.
Officials say the suspect approached a group of girls standing outside the convenience store, showed them his gun and demanded their purses.
The suspect is described as a black male, about 5'9", 160lbs with a nose ring, and wearing a black shirt. His hair was pulled back in ponytail.
He was last seen headed northbound on California in a green suburban.
Authorities say he took several purses from the girls, but no one was injured.
If you have any information you are asked to call crimestoppers at (785)234-0007.