Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
Print
CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1503

CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1503
FOR THE WEEK OF JAN. 18, 2015
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 15C000183
LEAD DETECTIVE: DET. WILLIAM CROWE , WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT

About 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 1, a woman got out of her car in the alley behind 1401 E. Douglas. She was walking toward her house carrying groceries when she was attacked from behind by a man with a knife. He cut her face, took her purse and ran away. Her wallet was later recovered later near Second and Hydraulic. She suffered minor injuries.

The suspect is a black man in his 30s, 6-foot-1 to 6-foot-4 and weighs about 240 pounds He was wearing a black hoodie and black pants. The knife was silver with a fixed blade.

The woman’s stolen property included a navy blue leather Michael Kors tote purse with gold trim that contained a blue iPhone 5c in a white case.

In addition to the Crime Stoppers reward of up to $2,500, an anonymous donor also is offering a $1,000 reward for the Crime Stoppers tip that solves this case.

If you have information about this or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.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 $2,500, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name.

Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County, a division of the Wichita Crime Commission, is a non-profit organization of citizens against crime that relies 100 percent on donations from the community to pay for tips.

Please help keep our community safe and donate to Crime Stoppers by clicking here.

Archives