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Papa John's Pizza Robbery and Residential Burglary Arrest in Pittsburg

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PITTSBURG, KANSAS -

On Sunday night, October 23, 2016, at approximately 8:00 pm, officers responded to Papa John’s Pizza, located at 1519 South Broadway Street, in reference to an armed robbery that just occurred.

Officers learned that a delivery employee had been robbed at knife point on the business’ parking lot. The suspect, who was described as a white male, wearing blue jeans and a green hoodie, was last seen fleeing the area on foot in an eastbound direction. There were no injuries reported and the suspect took an undisclosed amount of cash money.

On Monday afternoon, officers responded to a 100 block East Carlton Street residence for a report of a burglary in progress. The investigation led to a 103 East Williams Street apartment building, where officers made contact with Kevin J. Connors, age 21. He was arrested for the attempted residential burglary.

Also on Monday, additional evidence was obtained implicating Connors to the Papa John’s Pizza robbery investigation. Subsequently, a search warrant for Connors apartment was obtained and executed Monday evening, which located evidence connected to the Robbery and suspected additional residential burglaries. He has been booked into the Crawford County Jail for the following offenses:

  • Aggravated Robbery
  • Criminal Use of a Financial Card
  • Attempted Burglary

The investigation into these incidents is ongoing at this time. Anyone having information related to these incidents, or other crimes, is urged to contact the Pittsburg Police Department at 620-231-1700, or on our tip line, 620-231-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous.

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