South Topeka Walgreens robbed at gunpoint

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) --- The Topeka Police Dept. is searching for the man who held up a south Topeka drug store Thursday morning.

Police tell 13 NEWS the suspect went into the Walgreens, at SW 37th Street and Topeka Blvd., around 9:30 a.m. He robbed the store at gunpoint and took an undisclosed amount of cash.

He managed to escape right before officers arrived, heading south on Topeka Blvd.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man, standing around 5' 6", wearing a gray shirt and dark shorts.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.