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Police identify suspect in payday loan robberies

Wichita police have issued an arrest warrant for a second man linked to a series of robberies this summer.

Police say Lloyd Preston Adams, 36, is a suspect in recent robberies of at least two cash advance businesses — including the Loan Smart at 1716 E. Central on July 28.

Anyone with information on the location of Adams should call 911, the police robbery section at 316-268-4177, or Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111.

Tips can also be sent via cell phone text message to Crime Stoppers at the number CRIMES (274637) and starting the message with TIP217.

Tips can also be sent through Facebook and Twitter.

A 31-year-old man was arrested Friday morning in connection with the case, police have said.

Investigators say the two men may be responsible for the robberies of six payday loan businesses, one restaurant and four motels between April 19 and July 28.

Check Kansas.com for updates.

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