The Wichita Police Department needs help catching a group of burglars responsible for 14 burglaries since June. Between June 6 and Sept. 13, the suspects have burglarized stores throughout Wichita, including Verizon Wireless, Sprint, Radio Shack, Ribbit Computers, Rent-A-Center, Mobile Communications, Motor Mouth Wireless and Haddock Computer. The suspects use a glass punch to break a window to get in the businesses and grab what they can in a short amount of time. The loss of laptops, iPods, cellphones and televisions is valued at more than $15,000.
There are two suspects who dress in jeans and black hooded sweatshirts. The vehicle used in the burglaries is a silver four-door sedan with a sun roof and a spoiler.
Whom to contact
If you have information about this case 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 tips received are secure and anonymous.
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Crime Stoppers case number: 1139
Department case number: 11C049739, 11C058668
Lead detective: Detective Danny Farlow, Wichita Police Department