Aggravated robbery reported

By The Mercury

A Manhattan woman reported that a man robbed her at gunpoint Monday night in the south alley of the 900 block of Laramie Street.

Lt. Josh Kyle said Melanie Fritts, 22, was approached by the man at about 10:10 p.m. She told police he wore a dark hoodie and a mask to cover his face. Kyle said the man was armed with a handgun and stole her phone.

Fritts was not injured and the investigation is ongoing.

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