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The crime

On Tuesday, Aug. 9, at about 9 p.m., the Dollar General store at 915 S. Glendale was robbed. A man entered the store with a handgun and demanded money from the register and a customer standing in line. A second employee attempted to intervene and the suspect struck the employee in the head multiple times with the handgun. The robber fled without the money and the employee suffered minor injuries.

The suspect is a black man, late teens to early 20s, 5-foot-9 and 180 pounds with a thin build. He was wearing a gray mask, black short-sleeve shirt, black pants, black shoes, and was armed with a black handgun.

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: 1133

Department case number: 11C055208

Lead detective: Det. Dan Binkley, Wichita Police