Olathe police seek suspect


At 9:36 a.m. today, Wednesday, Aug. 15, Olathe Police officers responded to the 1300 block of East 120th Street on a report of an aggravated burglary in progress.

When officers arrived, they were able to contact the homeowner who reported that he was confronted at his front door by a man armed with a handgun. The man entered the residence, at which time the homeowner and his two small children fled out the back door and ran to a nearby business to call the police. Officers set
up a perimeter and later deployed a robot inside the residence.

No one was found inside the residence.

There were no injuries reported.

The suspect is described as a white male, 6 to 6-foot-2, heavy set, with dark hair and dark rimmed glasses. He was wearing black overalls and black shoes.

This case remains under investigation by the Olathe Police Department.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Olathe Police Department at 913-971-6950 or the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.


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