Armed robbery investigation underway at QuikTrip near Shawnee Mission Parkway and Metcalf

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Police in Mission are on the scene of an armed robbery investigation Thursday morning.

Police were dispatched around 4:40 a.m. to the QuikTrip near Shawnee Mission Parkway and Metcalf Avenue.

According to police, a man wearing a red and blue cap and red and blue scarf, puffy black coat, gloves walked into the QuikTrip armed with a black handgun and demanded money.

Overland Park police released these images from the store's security cameras.

Overland Park police released these images from the store's security cameras.

Police say the suspect, who appears to be less than six feet tall and in his late teens or early 20s, ran out through a side door. His tracks led officers to possible car tracks.

As of 5 a.m. a K-9 unit was on scene trying to catch a scent.

Police say he got away with a minimal amount of cash, and they are now looking at fingerprints found at the scene along with surveillance video to try and identify him.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.