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CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1648

CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1648
FOR THE WEEK OF DEC. 8, 2016
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 16C83886
LEAD DETECTIVE: DET. MELLARD, WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT

About 8:45 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2, two young men went through a rear window into an apartment at Georgetown Court, 6841 W. Shade Lane. They took presents from under the Christmas tree that were for a child who lives there and cash. Witnesses reported that prior to the break-in unknown persons were knocking on some of the residents’ doors asking for someone.

There have been two prior incidents at this apartment complex. It is not known if the incidents are related.

One suspect is described as mixed-race with a light complexion and short curly hair. He is approximately 16 years old, 5-foot-6 and 160 pounds, wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt. The other suspect is described as white with possibly blond hair, 19 to 20 years old, 6-foot-1 and 130 pounds. He was wearing a hooded sweat shirt with pink writing on it.

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