Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
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At 6:15 a.m. on Monday, Jan.16, a woman walked into a business in the 900 block of North St. Francis. As she entered, a man loitering in the area approached her from behind. He grabbed her purse and took it, using physical force. The robber also displayed a knife to her.

The suspect is described as a black male in his 40s, 6-foot-3, with a stocky or muscular build. He was wearing dark pants, a dark-colored jacket and a dark stocking cap.

If you have information about this robbery or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 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 ways are secure and anonymous. If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a non-profit organization of citizens against crime.


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