Crime

Man in top hat robs store with gun

A man wearing a red, white and blue top hat robbed a convenience store at gunpoint early Sunday in Olathe.

Police said the man, in his 50s or 60s, threatened two clerks with a handgun about 3:30 a.m. at a 7-Eleven in the 1500 block of South Hamilton Circle. The robber also was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt over a white T-shirt, gray sweatpants and dark tennis shoes.

The man took cash and fled. There were no customers in the store and there were no injuries. Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

Matt Campbell: 816-234-4902, @MattCampbellKC

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