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Crime Stoppers: Authorities seek suspect in burglaries in south Sedgwick County

  • Published Wednesday, August 7, 2013, at 7:42 a.m.

The crime

The south part of Sedgwick County has experienced an increase in criminal activity over the past two weeks. Specifically, the area near 91st Street South and Broadway has experienced several burglaries, suspicious characters and trespassing calls all believed to be the same suspect. One of the burglaries occurred while the residents were home asleep. They were awakened by their dogs and confronted the suspect, who left on foot.

The suspect is a white man in his mid- to late teens with blond hair. He is short with a medium build. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black shorts, black Adidas shoes and carrying two bags and a flashlight.

Whom to contact

If you have information about this aggravated burglary or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111. 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 nonprofit organization of citizens against crime.

Crime Stoppers case number: 1330

Department case number: 13S007409, 13S007374

Lead detective: Det. Gibbs, Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office

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