Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
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CRIME STOPPERS CASE No. 1343
CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1343
FOR THE WEEK OF NOV. 3, 2013
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 13C039040
LEAD DETECTIVE: DET. TENNYSON, WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT

Just before 2 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, a man forced an opening in a chain link fence surrounding Body Coat Thermal Processing at 1618 S. Ida. Once inside the building he started a forklift. When workers investigated the noise they found him intentionally striking objects in the work area. The suspect saw the workers, headed the forklift at them and ran over one of the workers legs. He was last seen running west from the business. The victim was taken to the hospital with a compound fracture and other injuries.

The suspect is white or Hispanic, mid 20s, 5-foot-10, 200 pounds and bearded. He was wearing a dark shirt with cut-off sleeves and black jeans.

If you have information about this burglary and assault or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.wsccs.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to CRIMES (274637). All ways are secure and anonymous. If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a non-profit organization of citizens against crime.
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