A stranger with a gun robbed a man late Thursday in the parking lot at White Lakes Mall, 3600 S.W. Topeka Blvd., Topeka police said.
No one was hurt, and no arrests have been made.
The victim was exiting his vehicle in the lot when a man approached him, showed a handgun and robbed him of property, said police Lt. John Trimble. The robber then escaped in a car.
The robber was described as a black man about 6 feet 4 inches tall, weighing about 180 pounds and wearing white pants, white shoes, a red shirt and a gray hooded sweatshirt. He left in a possibly blue or gray Chevy Malibu-style car, Trimble said.
Police asked anyone with information that could help them solve the robbery to call detectives at (785) 368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at (785) 234-0007. Crime Stoppers tipsters may provide information anonymously. Anonymous tips may also be submitted online at www.p3tips.com/tipform.aspx?ID=128#.