RCPD investigates gas station robbery

By Katherine Wartell

The Riley County Police Department responded to a 911 call Saturday in reference to an aggravated robbery located at the Little Apple Express gas station, 809 N. 3rd St.

Salil Gautam, 32, reported an unknown male entered the gas station at around 2:19 a.m.  Saturday and brandished a weapon demanding that Gautam give him the money in the store.

After receiving the money, the suspect then fled the area on foot with an undisclosed amount. The case is still under investigation.

The suspect is described as a light-skinned black, or possibly Hispanic, male. He is between 5’7” and 5’9” in height, medium build, wearing sunglasses, a dark in color hooded sweatshirt with a white front and blue jeans.

If you have any information about this crime, contact the Riley County Police Department at 537-2112 or Riley County Crimestoppers at 539-7777 or 1-800-222-8477.

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