Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
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In the past months the Wichita Police Department has been investigating a growing amount of burglaries occurring on the outskirts of town in west, southeast, and northeast Wichita. The burglar(s) are targeting residences in the evening hours between 5:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. Entry is usually made through a back garage door or a patio door. The suspects target the master bedroom taking jewelry and forcing open safes if located. In this particular burglary the garage door was pried open. The suspect(s) stole jewelry, specifically a gold pin shaped like a rose, a large amount of gold Kruggerand coins, and other U.S. coin sets.

If you have information about these burglaries 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.