Man tries to rob two businesses in south Wichita
04/28/2013 12:48 PM
04/28/2013 4:40 PM
A 35-year-old man was arrested after he tried to rob a hotel and convenience store Saturday morning, police said.
The man demanded money from a clerk at the Days Inn at 4835 S. Broadway at 7:10 a.m., but the clerk refused to give him cash, and he left. The man then tried to rob the Friendly Corner Store at 1131 E. 47th St. South, but the clerk there also refused to give him any money, police said. He was arrested after police responded to reports of the first robbery attempt.
Editor's Choice Videos
Join the Discussion
The Wichita Eagle is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.