Saturday, November 30, 2013

Man arrested in KCK after robbing Cirilla's in Olathe


OLATHE, KAN. ---- A man was arrested in Kansas City, Kan., following a robbery that happened in Olathe, Kan.

The Olathe Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred at the Cirilla's located on the 1800 Block of E. Santa Fe Street.

The store was robbed at 12:44 p.m. Saturday afternoon.

According to Olathe police, a man used a handgun to rob the store. He left the establishment with an undisclosed amount of money. Police later discovered the suspect's vehicle and the man was pursued by police.

He was later arrested after crashing his vehicle in Kansas City, Kan. According to the Olathe Police Department, several law enforcement agencies helped on the case, including the Kansas Highway Patrol.

The case remains under investigation by police. Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to call the Olathe Police Department at (913) 971-6950 or the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-8477.