Crime of the Week

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The crime

Sometime between 11 p.m. Saturday, May 7, and 1:30 a.m. Sunday, May 8, a man was fishing at 3500 W. 21st St. North under the bridge where the Arkansas River spillway empties into the Big Ditch. The man was knocked to the ground and stomped by three unknown men, breaking his jaw. The robbers took the victim's cellphone and broke into his vehicle, taking his car stereo and other items.

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: 1120

Department case number: 11C028170

Lead detective: Det. Malone