Crime Stoppers - Purse Snatching

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

Stay up-to-date with KAKE News:

Monday, December 10, 2012

Wichita police need your help in their search for a thief who attacked an elderly woman and stole her purse.

Around noon on Tuesday, Nov. 27, an 88-year-old woman was approached from behind in the Dollar General parking lot in the 1900 block of East Pawnee Street, said Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Sgt. Scott Plummer.

A thief grabbed her purse and knocked her to the ground. She was taken to a hospital and treated for hip, shoulder and facial injuries.

If you have any information about this robbery 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. It’s always 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.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KAKE TV 1500 N. West Street Wichita, KS 67203-1323 (316) 943-4221
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 182920801 -
Gray Television, Inc.