Lawrence Tobacco Mart Robbed At Knifepoint

By: Nick Viviani
By: Nick Viviani

LAWRENCE, Kan. (WIBW) -- Police are searching for the man who robbed a Lawrence Tobacco Mart Thursday night.

Shortly after 8:00 p.m., authorities say the suspect entered the Low Cost Tobacco Mart, 2104 W. 25th Street, brandishing a knife. He demanded money and took off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic man with a dark goatee, around 5'7" tall and weighing about 150 lbs. He was wearing a black beanie hat, a hooded, black sweatshirt, black pants, and white shoes.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call the Lawrence Police Dept. at 785-832-7509 or CrimeStoppers at 785-843-TIPS (8477).

Callers to CrimeStoppers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect.

631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email:
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