Police investigating rash of robberies at Subway restaurants

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Police are searching for a gunman who held up a Subway in Kansas City Wednesday night. Police say a man with a gun robbed the store near 84th and Wornall around 9:30 p.m. No one was hurt, and police have not yet released a description of the suspect.

This is believed to be the eighth Subway robbery in the past two weeks, and detectives across the metro are working together to determine if the same person or people are behind these robberies.

Since Monday, Jan. 25 gunmen have robbed three Subways in Kansas City, one in Shawnee, one in Olathe, one in Kansas City, Kan., and one in Lee' s Summit.

Monday, Jan. 25 - Shawnee, Kansas 7:25pm 10405 W. 75th St

Monday, Jan. 25 - Olathe, Kansas 9:26pm 13500 block of South Mur-len Road

Tuesday, Jan. 26 - Kansas City, Kansas 7:55pm 3714 State Ave

Thursday, Jan. 28 - Kansas City, Missouri (905 Westport Road)

Thursday, Jan. 28 - Lee's Summit, Missouri 9:15pm 1800 block of NW Chipman Road

Monday, Feb. 1 - Kansas City, Missouri 7:37pm (3550 East Truman Road)

Wednesday, Feb. 3 - Kansas City, Missouri (84th and Wornall Road)

 

Eight Subway restaurants across the metros have been robbed in the past two weeks.

Eight Subway restaurants across the metros have been robbed in the past two weeks.

Another Subway shop in Belton was robbed on Saturday, Jan. 30 at about 9:00 p.m. Officers responded to the Subway at 1720 E. North Ave. They say the suspect placed a food order and then displayed a small silver handgun and demanded money be put in the bag. The suspect left with a little more than $218 in cash.

 

Police say these two people robbed the Subway at 135th and Mur-Len in Olathe, Kan.

Police say these two people robbed the Subway at 135th and Mur-Len in Olathe, Kan.

 

If you recognize the man from surveillance pictures, call police at the TIPS hotline – 816-474-TIPS.