Three people escaped injury Friday in Raytown after a car they were riding in was stolen at gunpoint by a man they may have known.
According to police, a man and two other people he was riding with met another man at a parking lot in Kansas City for an unknown transaction about 4:25 p.m.
Minutes later, police said, the three met the second man at a gas station at 87th Street and James A. Reed in Raytown. The victims were somewhat familiar with the man, police said.
The man allegedly produced a gun and demanded the victim’s car. The three occupants of the car ran away, and the gunman took the victim’s vehicle, police said.
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The vehicle was located blocks away.
No shots were fired, and no one was injured, police said.
The robber was not in custody Friday. He was described as a light-complected black male in his early 20s who was wearing all blue clothing.
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477 (TIPS.)