Leawood police looking for man suspected in string of KC area crimes

Security camera images of the suspect.
Security camera images of the suspect.

Leawood Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man suspected in a series of crimes in recent weeks.

A security camera image of the car associated with the incidents.
A security camera image of the car associated with the incidents.

The white male entered a pharmacy in Leawood Feb. 11, but fled when he saw an off-duty police officer inside. The same man is suspected in at least two other crimes: an armed robbery and the theft of a vehicle.

The police department’s full release on the matter is below:

The Leawood Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in the attempted robbery of a pharmacy in Leawood, at least one other armed robbery and the theft of a vehicle.

The attempted robbery in Leawood took place on Feb. 11th at approximately 5 p.m. The white male subject entered the pharmacy wearing gloves and covering his face. Once at the interior doorway, he saw an off-duty police officer inside and fled the pharmacy, leaving the parking lot in a silver Jeep Wrangler two door with a black top and no visible license plate.

The suspect was approximately 25-35 years of age, 5-foot-8 to 6- feet tall and had facial hair including a mustache and short beard. He was wearing a grey/black flannel shirt over a white t-shirt, blue jeans, white or grey tennis shoes, black gloves and used a grey balaclava style facemask to conceal his identity.

Since Feb. 11th’s attempted robbery, the suspect and the Wrangler have been connected to other crimes in the Kansas City region.

If you can identify this subject or can provide any information about him or the Jeep, please contact the Leawood Police Department Investigation Division at 913-663-9309 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).