The suspect believed to be involved in the two back-to-back QuikTrip robberies has been arrested.
The first robbery occurred at the QuikTrip located at East 41st Street and South Garnett Road at 1:00 a.m. Thursday.
Police say the suspect walked into the store, pulled out a gun and demanded cash.
After taking an undisclosed amount of money, he left through the back door.
At a QuikTrip located a little more than two miles away, at East 51st Street and South 129th East Avenue, a man held up a store clerk with a gun and robbed the store of cash.
In this case, police say the suspect left through the front door.
In both instances, according to police, the suspect is a Hispanic male in his 20s. He's described as 5-foot-4, 120 to 140 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black jacket and blue jeans. The suspect fled both scenes in a gray SUV.
Through the investigation, authorities were able to locate a vehicle matching the description of the car used in the armed robbery near 51st and Peoria.
Update: Police locate vehicle matching description at QT at 51st/Peoria. Two taken in for questioning. Armed robbery suspect not among them
— Max Resnik (@meresnik) May 19, 2016
Police say two people were taken into custody but the armed robbery suspect is reportedly not among them.
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