Armed Robbery Reported at Subway

Media Release Date: 

For Immediate Release – April 4, 2017

Lawrence Kansas Police Department

Contact: Sergeant Amy Rhoads 785-830-7404;


Armed Robbery Reported at Subway


Lawrence Police are looking for one male suspect involved in an armed robbery that occurred at Subway, 1601 West 23rd Street, last night. 


Police were dispatched to the scene at 9:12pm, Monday, April 3rd, 2017, regarding a report of a black male wearing a dark colored hoodie that entered the business, displayed a handgun, and demanded money.  The suspect left with an undisclosed amount of cash.   A male witness, who was in the business at the time of the robbery, chased after the suspect, who fled the area on foot east then southbound behind the building.  Shots were fired outside the business.  We do not believe anyone was injured during the incident. 


If anyone has information regarding this incident, please call Lawrence Police Department 785-832-7501. This is an ongoing investigation.  No further information is available at this time.