Wichita Police Release Stills From Gas Station Robbery

By: KAKE News Email
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UPDATE: Friday, November 30, 2012

Wichita Police have released surveillance photos from the robbery of the D&T Gas Station that happened earlier this week.

The suspect in this robbery may also be connected to two robberies of the same Coastal Mart store on East Lincoln last week.

The D&T Station in the 800 block of North Woodlawn was robbed Wednesday night. Police are still trying to determined in the suspect in that robbery is connected to the robberies of the Coast Mart in the 7100 block of East Lincoln. Those robberies took place on Wednesday, November 21st, and Friday November 23rd.



UPDATE: Thursday, November 29, 2012

Wichita Police now say the man who robbed a gas station last Friday, also robbed the same store two days prior.

Police are looking for the man shown in the surveillance photos for the robbery of the Coastal Mart, located in the 7100 block of East Lincoln.

The store was first robbed at knife point shortly before 9 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21st, then again around 6:45 p.m. on Friday, November 23rd.

The suspect is described as a black man, approximately 27 to 30 years old, about 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs between 180 to 200 pounds.

Police are also looking at the possibility that this man was involved in another robbery last night.

Around 8:40 p.m. Wednesday, a man entered the D&T gas station in the 800 block of North Woodlawn, pulled a gun and demanded money from the clerk.

He took cash and one pack of Newport cigarettes.

The photos below are from the two robberies at Coastal Mart. No surveillance images are currently available from the robbery at D&T.



Saturday, November 24, 2012

Police are searching for a man who allegedly robbed an east Wichita gas station Friday evening.

It happened around 6:30 p.m. at the Coastal Mart in the 7100 block of East Lincoln Street.

Sgt. Bruce Watts says a man walked into the gas station with a 6-inch kitchen knife and ordered the clerk on the ground. He took an unknown quantity of cash from the register and left on foot.

The clerk was not injured.


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