Man beaten, groceries stolen while walking home from store

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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WICHITA, Kan. -- Police say a man who was walking home from an east Wichita store Thursday evening was beaten unconscious and had his groceries stolen.

It happened around 9 p.m. in the 700 block of South Mission. Sgt. Hunt said the 43-year-old victim was walking home from the Family Dollar store near Lincoln and Woodlawn when he was hit from behind and knocked to the ground.

The victim was hit in the head again, causing him to lose consciousness. When he awoke, his groceries were gone and he had "seemingly been beaten while on the ground," Hunt said.

The victim had no information about a suspect other than that he heard a man's voice.

Further details were not provided. Anyone with information is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111.

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