Topeka woman arrested in connection with aggravated burglary, aggravated robbery

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TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Topeka Police made an arrest after asking the public for help identifying two persons of interest in an aggravated burglary and aggravated robbery that occurred Wednesday morning.

Just before 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning, Topeka Police officers responded to the Kwik Shop at 1700 SW Topeka Blvd. on a call of an aggravated burglary to a vehicle.

TPD said a female suspect entered the vehicle occupied by a passenger, forced them out of the vehicle and fled the scene.

A short time later, the vehicle was located near NW Jackson and Crane unoccupied.

TPD asked the public for help to locate the two individuals pictured above in reference to this crime.

Officers identified Samantha Stephens, 28, from the photo above and she was arrested in relation to the incident. She was booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections for aggravated burglary and aggravated robbery.

The man in the photo was identified and questioned, and while he was not found to be related to the case, he was booked for multiple felony warrants associated with a different investigation.

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