Police Seek Suspect In Tobacco Store Holdup

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Authorities are looking for the man who held up a tobacco store Friday afternoon.

Topeka Police say a man walked into Tobacco Town, 4220 SW 21st St., around 1:45 pm Friday. Officers say he put a gun to the employee's head, demanding money and cartons of cigarettes. Once he got the items, he made the employee lay on the floor while he fled.

Witnesses say he may have left in a red passenger car. The suspect was a white man, about 5'8", wearing sunglasses and a New Orleans Saints Reggie Bush jersey.

Anyone with information should call Topeka Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.


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