Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
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The Wichita Fire Department is seeking help to find the suspects in an arson at the former Joyland Amusement Park, 2801 S. Hillside. Just after 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, crews were dispatched for a fire in one of the maintenance buildings. They were able to get it under control, but the building was destroyed. Loss was estimated at more than $15,000.

Witnesses saw three males in their late teens leaving the area on bicycles shortly before the fire was reported.

If you have information about this arson or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.wsccs.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 $1,000, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a non-profit organization of citizens against crime.
At 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, two men approached a woman in the 2000 block of North Amidon. One of the men pointed a silver handgun at her and told her to hand over her property. The suspects took her purse and ran south on Amidon. The victim was not injured.

The suspect carrying the handgun is a black male, mid 20s, 6 feet tall and 170 pounds. He was wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans and a red baseball cap.

The other suspect is a bi-racial male, mid 20s, 5-foot-8, 180 pounds with short brown hair. He was wearing a blue and gray T-shirt and blue jeans.

If you have information about this robbery or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.wsccs.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 $1,000, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a non-profit organization of citizens against crime. 

RIME STOPPERS CASE No. 1233
At 3:46 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, the Target store at 301 S. Towne East Mall Dr. was burglarized. Two subjects wearing masks and gloves broke into the store by smashing the glass in the two sets of front doors. They smashed the glass on a display case containing iPads. They fled out the front door with 16 iPads they had loaded into a bag, and headed southwest. Loss is valued at more than $7,600.
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If you have information about this burglary or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.wsccs.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 $1,000, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a non-profit organization of citizens against crime.

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Sometime between 10 p.m. Friday, July 20, and 8 a.m. Saturday, July 21, an unknown person trespassed on private property in the 8600 block of E. 63rd St. S. The suspect vandalized a swimming pool by removing the automatic cover from its track and turning on the motor. Both cover and motor were destroyed. Loss is valued at more than $6,000.

If you have information about this incident or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.wsccs.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 $1,000, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a non-profit organization of citizens against crime.


   

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