CRIME STOPPERS CASE #1704
FOR THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 2, 2017
DEPARTMENT CASE NUMBER: 16C53673
LEAD DETECTIVE: DET. MILLER WICHITA POLICE DEPARTMENT
About 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 2, 2016, a 58-year-old woman was attacked in the entry way of an apartment building near 2nd and Topeka. She said someone had been walking closely behind her for about a block and followed her into the building. He made small talk with her, but when she turned her back he pulled out a 2-by-2-inch piece of wood that was concealed under his shirt and started hitting her in the head in an unprovoked attack. She was treated for her injuries at a local hospital.
Surveillance footage from the apartment building captured the attack. Still photos of the suspect are shown below. He is described as a black male wearing a black hat with a distinctive white logo and dark dress shoes.
If you have any information about this Aggravated Battery case, we ask that you call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You also can submit a tip online at www.WichitaCrimeStoppers.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to 274637 (crimes). 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 non-profit organization of citizens against crime that relies 100 percent on donations from the community to pay for tips.