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Emporia Police search for masked woman in robbery

Emporia police are looking for a masked woman that robbed a convenience store.
Emporia police are looking for a masked woman that robbed a convenience store.(EPD)
Published: Aug. 13, 2020 at 10:59 AM CDT
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EMPORIA, Kan. (WIBW) - Police in Emporia are searching for a masked woman who held up an area convenience store late Wednesday night, Aug. 12.

Captain David DeVries says officers were called to the Short Stop at 1829 Merchant just before 10:40 p.m.

According to DeVries a woman entered the store and demanded money, then jumped into a vehicle driven by another person that was parked at the north end of the store.

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Posted by Lyon County Crime Stoppers on Thursday, August 13, 2020

He says the suspect was wearing a bandana over her hand, and it is not known whether she had a weapon.

According to the police, the suspect is described as a shorter white woman who weighs around 120 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Emporia Police or Lyon County Crime Stoppers at (629) 342-2273.

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