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Police seek car, suspect in pair of Prairie Village home invasion robberies

Police were trying to locate and identify the owner of a car associated with a pair of home invasion robberies in Prairie Village.
Police were trying to locate and identify the owner of a car associated with a pair of home invasion robberies in Prairie Village.

Police are trying to locate and identify the owner of a car associated with a pair of home invasion robberies in Prairie Village.

The robberies were reported May 19 and May 27 in the 5100 block of West 75th Street.

In both robberies the suspect reportedly went through the home taking various items, forced victims into a room of the home, and fled the scene.

The suspect was described as a black male, between 20- to 30-years-old, 6-foot-2 with a muscular build and bald or short hair.

The vehicle of interest is a 2000-2005 silver Buick LeSabre. The LeSabre displayed a paper tag and had a yellow object hanging from the rear view mirror, police said. It also has an antenna near the rear of the roof.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Prairie Village Police Department at 913-642-5151 or the TIPS Hotline 816-474-TIPS (8477).

Toriano Porter: 816-234-4779, @torianoporter

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