Lawrence police looking for suspect in armed robbery

Today, at approximately 1:40 p.m., officers from the Lawrence Police Department responded to a possible armed robbery at the Check Into Cash, 2108 W. 27th Street.

It was reported that a heavyset white male, approximately 5’6” – 5’7”, 220 lbs., wearing sunglasses, a plaid shirt and dark vest, entered the business, indicated that he was in possession of a weapon and demanded money.

The suspect fled northwest on foot with an undisclosed sum of money.

Officers are still searching the area for the suspect at this time.

If you recognize this individual, please contact the Lawrence Police Department Investigation Division at (785)830-7430, or Crime Stoppers of Lawrence and Douglas County at (785)843-TIPS. Tips to Crime Stoppers can be anonymous.