Log Out | Member Center



Would-be robber leaves car wash empty handed, causes $15,000 in damage

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Saturday, March 22, 2014, at 2:43 p.m.

Police said a person tried using a cutting torch to get to the cash of a coin machine at a west Wichita car wash, but failed.

Wichita police Sgt. Ron Hunt said Saturday despite the failed attempt, the suspect “caused complete damage” to the coin machine at the car wash at 600 N. Maize.

He said the incident was reported to police at about 6:30 a.m.

Hunt said a red, late-model SUV with a sunroof was spotted leaving the scene.

Subscribe to our newsletters

The Wichita Eagle welcomes your comments on news of the day. The more voices engaged in conversation, the better for us all, but do keep it civil. Please refrain from profanity, obscenity, spam, name-calling or attacking others for their views. Please see our commenting policy for more information.

Have a news tip? You can send it to wenews@wichitaeagle.com.

Search for a job


Top jobs