Armed Robbery

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Ted Woodward
October 17, 2018 - 12:16 pm
Wichita police investigators believe 38-year-old Willie Smith was out of prison for less than a week when he went on a crime spree, robbing three businesses in 36 hours; now, he's back in custody. On Tuesday, the Violent Crimes Task Force began trying to find the parolee; police Capt. Brent Allred...
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Ted Woodward
October 16, 2018 - 12:34 pm
During a 36-hour period beginning Sunday afternoon, four businesses in Wichita have been robbed by a lone suspect with a gun. At about 9:00 p.m. Monday, an armed man robbed Pete's Liquor store near Harry & Waco in S. Wichita. The suspect displayed a handgun, stealing money and alcohol. Police...
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Wichita Police Department
Ted Woodward
October 15, 2018 - 12:35 pm
There were two armed robberies of businesses on Sunday in Wichita; there was a similar suspect description in each case, and investigators are trying to determine whether these crimes were related. An armed man wearing all-black clothing robbed a gas station downtown Sunday afternoon at the Express...
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Wichita Police Department
Ted Woodward
July 18, 2018 - 1:38 pm
An armed robbery occurred in the south part of Wichita; it happened about 10:00 p.m. Tuesday at Pawnee Liquor & Smoke Shop at Pawnee & St. Francis. The suspect displayed a handgun, demanding money. He ran away from the business with cash. The male suspect had a blue bandana covering his...
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Wichita Police Department
Ted Woodward
July 11, 2018 - 2:11 pm
At approximately 11:00 p.m. Monday, Wichita police officers responded to an armed robbery call at the Walmart in NewMarket Square, at 21st Street North & Maize Road. Upon arrival, officers contacted a 24-year-old male employee of Walmart who reported an unknown suspect entered the Walmart,...
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May 26, 2018 - 11:11 am
A convenience store in south Wichita was robbed at gunpoint Friday night. At approximately 11:30, Officers responded to an armed robbery call at the Circle K in the 2300 block of south Seneca. An 18-year-old male employee stated two unknown suspects, armed with handguns, entered the business...
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May 13, 2018 - 9:10 am
A Wichita fast food restaurant was robbed early Sunday morning. At approximately 12:50, officers responded to an armed robbery call at the Taco Bell in the 2400 block of south Seneca. When officers arrived, a 28-year-old female employee stated after taking out the trash, she was approached by an...
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May 12, 2018 - 8:58 am
At approximately 9 p.m. Friday, Officers responded to an armed robbery call at Judy’s Liquor in the 5600 block of east Harry. When Officers arrived, a 31-year-old male employee stated two unknown suspects entered the business. One suspect pointed a handgun at the employee and demanded money, which...
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Wichita Police Department
Ted Woodward
May 11, 2018 - 1:40 pm
Authorities are on the lookout for a pair of teenage suspects who robbed a store in the northeast part of Wichita; it happened shortly before noon Thursday at the Family Dollar store at 21st & Oliver. An employee told investigators two armed suspects entered the store, demanding money; they...
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Dreamstime
April 26, 2018 - 1:33 pm
Two young suspects wearing hoodies robbed a gas station in the northeast part of Wichita; it happened at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Presto store at 13th & Oliver. An employee described the first suspect as a black male about 15 years old, wearing a black hoodie and tan pants, and armed...
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