Crime of the Week

April 17, 2014

Police seeking public’s help in solving convenience store robbery

Just after 5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 7, a young man entered the TT Station convenience store at 1102 W. Maple. When the two employees witnessed him shoplifting and confronted him, the thief shoved the female employee and punched the male employee in the face. Then he ran out of the store, leaving his bicycle. Loss was minimal; the employees suffered minor injuries.

The crime

Just after 5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 7, a young man entered the TT Station convenience store at 1102 W. Maple. When the two employees witnessed him shoplifting and confronted him, the thief shoved the female employee and punched the male employee in the face. Then he ran out of the store, leaving his bicycle. Loss was minimal; the employees suffered minor injuries.

The suspect is described as white with a muscular build in his early 20s. He is about 5-foot-10 and weighing about 180 pounds. He has short blonde hair and was wearing blue jeans and a black T-shirt with a white undershirt.

Whom to contact

If you have information about this robbery or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to CRIMES (274637). All ways are secure and anonymous. If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,500, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a nonprofit organization of citizens against crime.

Crime Stoppers case number: 1415

Department case number: 14C021946

Lead detective: Det. Davis, Wichita Police Department, Robbery

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