Suspect Sought After Attempted Robbery At Topeka K-Mart

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- Police are searching for the man who tried to rob a north Topeka department store Tuesday evening.

According to the Topeka Police Dept., the suspect went into the Kmart North store, 2240 NW Tyler St., shortly before 9:00 p.m. and demanded money from a cashier. He, then, left in a black extended cab Chevrolet pickup truck.

The suspect was reportedly carrying a handgun.

Police did not release any other information at this time and said they are still investigating the incident.

Anyone with knowledge of this incident, or any other crime for that matter, is asked to call the Topeka Police Department at 785-368-9200, or Crime Stoppers at 234-0007, or you can report on-line at