Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
Crime of the Week - Wichita and Sedgwick County
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The Wichita Fire Department is seeking help to find the suspects in an arson at the former Joyland Amusement Park, 2801 S. Hillside. Just after 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, crews were dispatched for a fire in one of the maintenance buildings. They were able to get it under control, but the building was destroyed. Loss was estimated at more than $15,000.

Witnesses saw three males in their late teens leaving the area on bicycles shortly before the fire was reported.

If you have information about this arson 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.