Independence Police Department
223 N. Memorial Drive
Independence, MO 64050-3013
Public Information Office
Officer Tom Gentry
For immediate release: August 25, 2015
Independence Police are trying to identify a suspect in an attempted armed robbery. On August 19, at approximately 7:50 p.m. the suspect entered a service station located at 9013 E. US 40 Hwy, Independence, MO and attempted to rob the cashier. The suspect pointed a handgun at the employee, the employee fled, and the suspect left the station headed westbound on foot.
The suspect is described as a black male, wearing a black ball cap, white polo shirt, dark colored jeans, and black shoes with white along the bottom edge of the shoes.
Please look at the attached photos to see if there is anything that looks familiar about the suspect. If you or anyone you know has any information about the identity of the suspect, his identity, or the crime, please call the Tips Hotline at 816-474-8477, the Independence Police at 816-325-7777, or send an e-mail to email@example.com .