Authorities are trying to identify a woman who robbed a Leavenworth convenience store Wednesday night, a police spokesman said.

Authorities are trying to identify a woman who robbed a Leavenworth convenience store Wednesday night, a police spokesman said.

The incident was reported at 9:59 p.m. at Casey’s General Store, 2100 S. Fourth St.

A woman reportedly walked into the store and displayed a handgun. She demanded money and grabbed a cash tray from the drawer of a register, according to Maj. Dan Nicodemus, deputy chief of the Leavenworth Police Department.

The woman removed an undisclosed amount of money from the tray before leaving the scene on foot. She was last seen heading north.

A police canine was used in an attempt to track the robber, but police did not locate her.

There were two employees and a customer in the store at the time of the robbery. No injuries were reported.

The suspect was described as a black woman who is between 5 feet, 5 inches and 5 feet, 6 inches tall. She weighs about 120 pounds.

She wore a gray hooded sweatshirt, and a black bandana covered her face. She also wore black sweatpants, black shoes and black gloves.

People with information about the robbery can contact the Leavenworth Police Department at 913-651-2260. People also can leave anonymous tips by calling 913-682-CLUE, or 913-682-2583.

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