April 24, 2014

Olathe Police seek burglary suspect

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
Olathe police are seeking a man who burglarized a home in the 1300 block of E. 120th St. in Olathe on Aug. 15.
The burglary took place at about 9:36 a.m.
Police say they responded to a call of an aggravated burglary in progress.
On the scene they found the homeowner who said a man with a handgun forced his way into the front door of the residence.
The homeowner and his two small children fled from the house and called police.
Police blocked off the area and sent a robot into the house, but no one was found.
The suspect is described as a white, heavy-set male, with dark hair, between 6 feet and 6-feet, 1-inch tall.  He was wearing black overalls, black shoes and dark-rimmed glasses.
Persons with information are asked to call the Olathe Police Department (913) 971-6950, or the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-8477.

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