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Police seek man in connection with armed robbery of Olathe business

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed an Olathe store. Police said the man took money from the business about 3:20 a.m. June 7 and fled in dark-colored passenger car.
Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed an Olathe store. Police said the man took money from the business about 3:20 a.m. June 7 and fled in dark-colored passenger car.

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed an Olathe store.

The robbery was reported at a business in the 2100 block of East 151st Street about 3:20 a.m. June 7.

The man, police said, took money from the business and fled in a dark-colored passenger car, possibly a newer-model Hyundai.

The robber is described as a younger white or Hispanic male about 5-foot-10. He wore black Nike “slider” style sandals, long black socks, black Under Armour athletic shorts, and a black, red and white Nike jacket with a hood.

Police released surveillance photos of the man Thursday.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Olathe Police Department at 913-971-6950 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

Toriano Porter: 816-234-4779, @torianoporter

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