Kwik Shop on South Hydraulic robbed

04/23/2014 11:10 AM

04/23/2014 11:10 AM

An armed man robbed a southeast Wichita convenience store early Wednesday morning, authorities said.

The robber pointed a gun at the clerk as he entered the Kwik Shop at 3959 S. Hydraulic just after 12:20 a.m. Wednesday, Lt. Dan East said. That’s next to MacArthur Road and near the Starlight Drive-In.

The suspect left with a small amount of cash, some cigarettes and food items, East said. The clerk said the robber was a white man with blonde hair and blue eyes. He is in his 30s and is about 5-feet-5 and 130 pounds.

He wore a maroon shirt, blue jeans and a camouflage coat.

Police would like anyone with information linked to the robbery to call 316-268-4177. If they prefer to remain anonymous, they can call Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111. They can also leave tips anonymously online at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.com or by texting TIP217 then the message to CRIMES (274637).

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