The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

December 13, 2012

Two suspects sought in robbery of Pittsburg Convenient Laundromat

By Jeff Lehr
The Joplin Globe

PITTSBURG, Kan. — Two men in hooded jackets with handkerchiefs over their faces robbed a Pittsburg coin-operated laundry Wednesday night, leaving with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Pittsburg police said the robbery took place about 9:30 p.m. at the Convenient Laundromat, 904 S. Joplin Ave.

Two men believed to be about 20 years of age, and both about 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighing 150 pounds, entered the business and demanded money from the clerk on duty. One of the men showed the clerk a handgun in his waistband.

Anyone with information about the robbery is being asked to call the Pittsburg Police Department at 620-231-1700 or Heartland Crime Stoppers at 417-782-TIPZ.