Police investigating armed robbery to an individual late Tuesday in central Topeka

Victim reportedly robbed at gunpoint

An armed robbery was reported Tuesday night in the 1200 block of S.W. Western Ave. (Google Maps)

Topeka police are investigating an armed robbery to an individual late Tuesday in central Topeka.

 

The incident was reported around 9:35 p.m. in an alley in the 1200 block of S.W. Western.

Topeka police Lt. Steve Roth said a male was walking in the alley when he was approached by a black male wearing a gray Pittsburgh Steelers hoodie and gray pants.

The victim said the man pointed a handgun at him and took his wallet and phone, then fled the area.

No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information on the robbery may call Topeka police detectives at (785) 368-9400 or Capital Area Crime Stoppers at (785) 234-0007.

Capital-Journal staff writer Phil Anderson contributed to this report.

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