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Robbery/ shooting 2018-0120158
December 11, 2018
On 12-3-2018 at approximately 6:30 pm the Topeka Police Department responded to the area of 13th and SW College in reference to a robbery/shooting. Police are looking for any information about the robbery or suspect, described as a black male, possibly 5'08" to 5'10" in his twenties to mid thirties, wearing baggy blue jeans and a hoodie armed with a handgun. The victim was shot during the course of the robbery and the suspect stole the victims 2013, gray, Toyota, Tacoma, pickup, which has been recovered.
2018-112578 November 8, 2018, there was an armed robbery that occurred 3600 SW Topeka, BLVD Topeka, Kansas. The robbery occurred in the parking lot of Panchos restaurant. The suspect description is a African American male described as approximately 6'4/180Ibs, wearing white pants, white shoes and red shirt underneath a gray hooded sweatshirt. The subject displayed a weapon during the robbery and took the wallet from the victim, phone and candy. The subject fled in a blue or grey Chevrolet Malibu.
November 08, 2018
Bank RobberyOn September 29, 2018, a bank near 29 and Urish was robbed. The subject is described as a African American male, approximately 601’ to 604’, approximately 300 pounds, wearing a light blue zip-up jacket, dark colored pants and white tennis shoes. The suspect vehicle is described as a black Chevy Malibu (Unknown tag), eighth generation 2012-2016. Look at these photos and call with any infomation. You could earn a cash reward!
September 29, 2018
July 17, 2018
ON 07-04-18 at approximately midnight 2 suspects robbed a fireworks stand at SW 29/Urish. During the course of the robbery shots were fired by the suspects and also by one of the victims. Cash from the business and also from a victim were taken. The suspects were described as 2 black males. One being approximately 6'-6'2" and 200 pounds. The other approximately 5'"8" to 5'"10" and thin. They were both described as having something covering their faces. At least one of them was armed with a handgun.
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July 17, 2018
Around 1200 PM on 01.23.18 John Austin Jr and John Austin Sr were both shot while at 2048 S Kansas. Two black male suspects were witnessed running from the scene and left the area northbound in a red Dodge Durango. John Wesley Towner was later arrested for his involvement in the incident. However, a second suspect remains at large. This second suspect has been described as a black male that is shorter, stockier, and appeared younger than Towner (who is 6’ tall, 185 pounds, and 30 years old.) It was reported that the second suspect had short hair and no facial hair.
If you have any information about this crime call 785-234-0007. You will be eligible for a cash reward and you will remain anonymous
18-53467On 6-4-18 between 0500-0630 this subject and vehicle involved in a vehicle burglary and criminal damage in 3300 blk S. Kansas.
June 07, 2018
May 03, 2018
Attempt to identify the subject for theft from Walmart located at 2600 NW Rochester RD.
March 22, 2018
On March 4th 2018, Walmart located at 1501 SW Wanamaker reports the four suspects shown below stole several Xbox gaming systems. They were seen leaving in the dark colored car.
SSO case 02-21-12STATUS
February 21, 2018
Between December 5th 2017 and January 9th, 2018 an unknown subject(s) broke into three different storage units located at 1441 SW Auburn Road in Shawnee County, Kansas. They removed several thousands of dollars with of household property from one of the storage units including two large limited edition photographs. Those photographs were identified as “The Aviator” and “Majestic Sprit” both by Peter Lik. If you have any knowledge as to who broke into the storage units or the location of this property, please contact Det. Ryan Myers at 785-251-2262 or firstname.lastname@example.org.