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Police release photo of robbery suspect

By Katherine Wartell

Riley County police released a surveillance photo of the armed robber who stole an undisclosed amount of money from Little Apple Express gas station early Saturday morning.

Officials said that at approximately 2:19 a.m., the man, described to be 5’7” to 5’9” with an average build and dark complexion, walked through the front door of the convenience store, located at 809 N. 3rd St., and demanded cash, while threatening the store employee with a handgun.

Sgt. Daryl Ascher said the man then fled the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to contact the RCPD at 785-537-2112 or call Manhattan/Riley County Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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