February 25, 2014

On February 24, 2014 at 8:50 PM the Riley County Police Department responded to 1520 Jarvis Drive in Manhattan, KS after receiving a 911 call.

The 21 year old caller reported that he and his roommate had been robbed at gunpoint by three males who had entered their home uninvited.  Both victims were struck by the suspects and suffered minor head injuries as a result of the robbery.  Both victims were transported to Mercy on College by Riley County EMS and were treated then released.  Both victims are students at Kansas State University. 

The victims in this investigation were listed as:
Matthew Mckernan, 21, of Manhattan, Kansas and Joshua Martin, 20, also of Manhattan, Kansas. Both victims were of the address of this call (1520 Jarvis Drive).

The suspects were described as:
Three white males, very dark complexion.  One suspect had a noticeable accent.     

A small amount of cash was taken during the robbery.

If you have information about this crime, contact the Riley County Police Department at 785-537-2112. You can also submit tips to the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers and remain anonymous as well as potentially qualify for a cash reward of up to $1,000.00. This service can be utilized by calling 785-539-7777 or by installing the “TipSubmit Mobile” app on Android and iPhone. For more information on how to contact the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers visit them online at www.ManhattanRileyCountyCrimeStoppers.com.