Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
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The Bel Aire Police Department needs your help. Sometime between Monday night, Dec. 12, and Tuesday morning, Dec. 13, unknown suspect(s) burglarized Granite Transformations at 3821 N. Hillcrest. The burglar(s) used bolt cutters to cut the locks off three trailers in front of the business. Hand tools and construction supplies valued at more than $2,800 were taken. A second, nearby business that asked not be named also was burglarized during the same time period and in a similar manner. A 125-amp
Sometime over Thanksgiving weekend between Thursday, November 24 and Monday, November 28, two sculptures that are part of a traveling art display were vandalized in front of the Old Town parking garage at 2nd and Mosley. The 5-foot-tall sculpture of a woman walking her dog was completely destroyed. The second sculpture may be able to be repaired. They were part of the Art Council's annual sculpture walkabout project and were valued at $7,500.
If you have information about this vandalism o
Just before 7 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, a man armed with a black handgun entered the Presto convenience store at 248 S Hillside. He went into the back office where an employee was counting money. The robber took the money and attempted to leave, but the employee had locked the front door. The suspect fired two shots, breaking the glass door, and was last seen running east on Waterman.

He is described as a black male, 6 feet tall and 170 pounds. He was wearing a dark hoodie with a red and white
Sometime between Friday, November 18, and Monday, November 21, someone vandalized the aquarium at the Wichita Water Center, 101 E. Pawnee. Located on the outside of the building, it houses fish native to Kansas. The vandals used landscaping stones and successfully broke one pane of glass. There was no water loss so all the fish survived, but damage exceeded $5,000.
If you have information about this vandalism or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip online