CRIME STOPPERS CASE 1738
FOR THE WEEK OF OCT. 19, 2017
WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT: DETECTIVE LLOYD
About 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 23, a man and a woman broke into two vehicles while the owners participated in the Race for the Cure. One of the vehicles was parked in the 600 block of South Wichita St. and the other vehicle was parked in the survivor’s parking lot, close to the race location. Items taken included purses and backpacks, which contained credit cards, checks, wallets and other items. The suspects are white. The man has close-cut hair and a stocky build. The woman has long red hair and a medium build. The pair went on a shopping spree with one of the victim’s cards at several businesses on the west side of town. They were driving a white GMC Terrain. (17C525237).
A few days prior on September 24, 2017 at about 8:30 p.m., the same suspects stole a wallet from a car in the 2600 block of North Maize Road. They used stolen credit cards to purchase a shopping cart full of household items at Target on North Maize Road (17C525384).
A third incident with the same man occurred about 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15, in the 9700 block of East 21st Street. He broke into a car and took a briefcase, laptop and iPad. He spent about $900 with a stolen credit card at several east side businesses (17C524206).
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