Crime of the Week

Police seeking info on July robbery at Firebirds

Two men entered the rear entrance of Firebirds restaurant, 10096 E. 21st St., just after 11 p.m. Monday, July 13.
Two men entered the rear entrance of Firebirds restaurant, 10096 E. 21st St., just after 11 p.m. Monday, July 13. File photo

The crime

Two men entered the rear entrance of Firebirds restaurant, 10096 E. 21st St., just after 11 p.m. Monday, July 13. One pointed a handgun at the employees while the other man took the cash. They fled through the same door in an unknown direction. No one was injured.

The armed robber is a thin black man in his 20s and about 6 feet tall. He was wearing a green hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and a black scarf over his face. The other man also is black, in his 20s, heavy and about 5-foot-9. He was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

Whom to contact

If you have information about this robbery or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to CRIMES (274637). All ways are secure and anonymous. If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,500, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County, a division of the Wichita Crime Commission, is a nonprofit organization of citizens against crime that relies 100 percent on donations from the community to pay for tips.

Crime Stoppers case number: 1531

Department case number: 15CS045133

Lead detective: Det. Davis, Wichita Police Department

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