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Man robbed at smoke shop on East 13th

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Saturday, June 28, 2014, at 1:10 p.m.

A trip early Saturday morning to buy some cigarettes resulted in a man being robbed and having his car stolen.

About 3:45 a.m., a 29-year-old man was at the smoke shop in the 2400 block of East 13th Street when he got into an argument with a man and woman, who were both in their 20s, Wichita police Sgt. John Hoofer said.

The victim was struck in the face several times and knocked unconscious. When he woke up, he found his wallet cellphone and 1997 tan Buick Regal with 60-day tags had been stolen, Hoofer said.

Reach Rick Plumlee at 316-268-6660 or rplumlee@wichitaeagle.com. Follow him on Twitter: @rickplumlee.

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