Suspect In East Quick Stop Robbery Surrenders To Police

By: Giang Nguyen, Suzie Gilbert Email
By: Giang Nguyen, Suzie Gilbert Email

TOPEKA, Kan (WIBW) - Topeka Police say one suspect in an armed robbery at East Quick Stop turned himself in on Saturday night.

Topeka Police say just after 8:30 p.m.on Saturday, Marvin Watts, 21, turned himself in at the Law Enforcement Center in connection with the robbery

Watts was booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections for Aggravated Robbery, Aggravated Battery and Criminal Discharge of a Firearm.

The armed robbery happened at East Quick Stop at about 11 p.m. Friday night.

Two males entered the store on 3100 SE 6th Avenue, Topeka Police Sergeant Kristen Hren said in a release.

One of the men was armed with a handgun and held the clerk at gunpoint while the other stole property from the store.

The armed suspect discharged the gun once in the store, police say, but nobody was injured.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 234-0007 or Detective Wheeles at 368-9022.


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