Two armed robbers forced their way into a South Seneca home, and one whipped the resident on the head with a handgun, a Wichita police spokesman said Friday.
The 53-year-old victim’s injuries were minor, Lt. James Espinoza said.
The robbers stole the man’s pickup truck, a 2002 green Ford XST with license number 131FVL. Anyone who sees the truck should call 911, Espinoza said.
Espinoza gave this account: The 53-year-old heard a knock at his door, in the 4700 block of South Seneca, around 6:20 a.m. Thursday and thought it might be a neighbor returning a borrowed lawn mower. Instead, it was two men with handguns who forced their way into the home looking for money. They took keys from the man and stole his pickup.
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One suspect was described as a white man in his late 20s or early 30s, 5-foot-11 and weighing 140 pounds and wearing a white T-shirt and khaki pants. The second suspect was described as an Hispanic man in his late 20s or early 30s, 5-foot-5 and 150 pounds and wearing dark pants. The second suspect is the one who struck the resident, Espinoza said.
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