Crime of the Week

Can you help solve the Check Into Cash robbery?

The crime

On Jan. 21, a man entered the Check Into Cash at 6100 E. 21st St., just west of Woodlawn. Armed with a silver handgun, he demanded money from the cash registers. He took an undetermined amount of cash and was last seen driving east on 21st in a maroon sedan. The suspect is described as a black man, 20 to 40 years of age, 5-foot-10, 200 pounds and wearing a black bandanna, gray hooded sweatshirt, black denim jacket, black pants and black gloves. The older, four-door car has a faded rag top and a chrome strip that runs across the rear of the car. The trunk was held closed with two bungee cords.

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 or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to CRIMES (274637). All tips received are secure and anonymous.

If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a nonprofit organization of residents against crime.

Crime Stoppers case number: #1105

Department case number: 11C004587

Lead detective: Detective Ken Davis, Wichita Police Department