About 3:45 a.m. on April 5, a man robbed the Kwik Shop at 2750 S. Oliver. He entered the store, picked up a beverage and went to the counter to check out. He asked the clerk for cigarettes, but realized he didn’t have enough money to pay for them. When the clerk turned around to put them back on the shelf, the suspect jumped the counter and pulled knife on him. The suspect then ordered the clerk to open the register and lay on the ground. The robber took the cash and other items and ran away.
The suspect is black, about 5-foot-7 and 150 pounds with a slender build. He was wearing a blue baseball hat with “NYC” on it in white, white tennis shoes, blue jeans and a tan jacket with a dark-colored hood.
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, a division of the Wichita Crime Commission, is a nonprofit organization of residents against crime that relies on donations to pay for tips.
Crime Stoppers case number: 1516
Department case number: 15C021059
Lead detective: Detective Crowe, Wichita Police Department