Wichita Woman Gets Seven Years in Prison for Robberies

Ted Woodward
November 15, 2017 - 3:02 pm



A Wichita woman has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for robbing three local businesses, according to U.S. Attorney Tom Beall.

26-year-old Christina Messerschmidt pleaded guilty to committing the following robberies:
·June 14, 2017: Kwik Shop at 2809 E. Douglas in Wichita. She threatened store employees with a knife and took money from the register.
·June 13, 2017: Patricia’s, 6143 W. Kellogg in Wichita. She threatened to strangle an employee and took money from the register.
·Dec. 16, 2016: Intrust Bank at 1544 S. Webb. She gave a teller a note saying, “Give me $1,000 or I will shoot you.” She was arrested after a standoff with police at an apartment near the bank.

The FBI and the Wichita Police Department worked on this case.

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