Fairway police searching for suspect in armed robbery

Fairway_policeFairway police are asking the public for help identifying the suspect in an armed robbery near the Fairway Shops this morning. A release on the incident from the police department follows:

On Thursday February 19, 2015 about 10:30 a.m. the Fairway Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery in the parking lot of the Houlihan’s Restaurant 2820 W. 53rd Street. The victim reported being approached by a white male armed with a handgun who demanded the victim’s purse. The suspect is described as a white male about six feet tall, mid 20’s, a small skinny build, wearing a dark hoodie, dark pants, and white tennis shoes. The victim was not hurt during the robbery.

Please contact the Fairway, Kansas Police Department at 913-262-2364 or the Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline at 816-764-8477 if you have information about this crime.