Armed Robbery at Ellsworth Drug Store

The Ellsworth Police Department is asking the public’s assistance after an armed robbery at a business.

The robbery happened on Monday, December 18, shortly before 5 p.m. at the Seitz Drug Store, 206 N. Douglas Ave. in Ellsworth, Kan.

The suspect left the scene before police could arrive, with an unknown amount of a controlled narcotic. Authorities have a released an image of the suspect during the confrontation. They are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual.

The suspect was in possession of an unknown make or caliber black semi-auto hand gun. The suspect is described as a medium built white male around 6-feet tall and 200 pounds with a full but trimmed beard. Witnesses also say he had acne or drug induced scarring on his cheeks. The suspect was last seen wearing a black “Carhartt” or “Polar” brand coat, blue t-shirt and jeans. He was also wearing a black “mechanic” brand gloves, black stocking cap and dark sunglasses.

Ellsworth police say the suspect is considered armed and dangerous. Please do not attempt to apprehend the suspect and contact your local law enforcement agency or the Ellsworth Police Department at 785-472-4416.