Jan 14, 2022 5:50 PM

Search continues for Kan. suspect in armed robbery at Sam's Club

Posted Jan 14, 2022 5:50 PM

FINNEY COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating an armed robbery in Garden City.

Just after noon Thursday, police were dispatched to the Sam's Club, 3010 Lareu Road in Garden City  where a  woman reported she had been robbed at gunpoint, according to a media release from police.

The investigation revealed that the woman was parked in the loading/unloading zone at Sam’s Club when an unknown man approached her near her vehicle, pointed a firearm at her, and demanded her purse.

The suspect grabbed the woman’s purse as she attempted to keep her purse from him. The suspect was able to get the purse and fled the area southbound behind the business. The woman was not injured from the incident.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic man in his early 20s, wearing a grey beanie, black/blue coat, and blue jeans. He was last seen running south toward Old Navy, where he got into the passenger side of a black passenger vehicle.