Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
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CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1601

CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1601
FOR THE WEEK OF JAN. 10, 2016
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 15C83388
LEAD DETECTIVE: DET. W. CROWE, WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT

From Dec. 14 to almost the end of December, 2015, the Wichita Police Department has investigated at least six robberies which they believe were committed by the same suspects. The Dec. 14 incident occurred at an apartment complex at 1157 S. Webb Rd. The victim said he was forced at gunpoint by two men to drive to an ATM in his vehicle and withdraw cash from his account.

FIve subsequent incidents occurred in the 10000 block of East Skinner, 1945 N. Rock Rd., the 5600 block of East Shadowridge; and the 9100 block of East Harry. In each of these, suspects forced the victim at gunpoint to drive to an ATM and withraw money. In two of them the victims escaped before being forced to drive to the ATM.

The robbers also took cash, phones and other personal property in several of the incidents.

Both suspects are described as black men in their 20’s and about 6 feet tall. The first suspect is slender and dark skinned. He possibly has dreadlocks and/or a small mustache. The second suspect is has a medium complexion. During the last two incidents, the first suspect was described as wearing a grey zipped hoodie with a large logo and sweat pants; the second suspect was wearing a dark hoodie.

If you have information about these robberies 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 274637 (crimes). 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.

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