Robber claimed he was armed, fled with cash
By LARRY PHILLIPS
• Leader & Times
Authorities were working a robbery Tuesday morning and looking for the perpetrator throughout the remainder of the day.
Dillon’s was robbed by a suspected armed man, according to a press statement released by Liberal Police Capt. Pat McClurg.
“On Tuesday, Nov. 5, at about 8:30 a.m., officers responded to a reported robbery at Dillon’s Supermarket (at) 1417 N. Kansas Avenue,” McClurg reported.
“Investigators learned that the male suspect entered the store and approached the customer service counter,” he continued. “The suspect indicated he was armed and demanded cash. After receiving the money, the suspect left the store in an unknown direction.
“No injuries were reported,” McClurg noted.
“Witnesses described the suspect as a white male in his 30s. He is approximately 5-feet, 6-inches tall and medium build. He was clean shaven and was wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt,” he continued, adding, “The suspect may be driving a red 2010 Chevy Traverse with Kansas license plate 944DHJ.”
Any person that might have information regarding this crime is encouraged to call the Liberal Police Department at 626-0150 or the Crime Hotline at 624-4000. Person(s) providing information leading to the arrest of those responsible for this crime are eligible for a reward.