Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
About 4:50 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 1, a man approached a woman getting into her vehicle in a parking lot in the 1600 block of S. Broadway. He had a black handgun and tried to force his way into her vehicle. She was able to push him away, and he ran from the lot.

The suspect is an Hispanic male, early 20s, approximately 5-foot-7 with an average build. He was wearing blue jeans, white tennis shoes and a gray and black hoodie.

If you have information about this attempted robbery or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at 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.