Police: 4 men rob Wichita Family Dollar store, customer

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

Wichita police are searching for four men who robbed a local Family Dollar store and also battered and robbed one of its customers Sunday night.

Officers were called at around 9:45 p.m. to an armed robbery at the Family Dollar at 936 South Woodlawn, near Lincoln. An employee told police that four men with handguns entered the store and demanded money.

Officer Charley Davidson said another employee gave the robbers an undisclosed amount of money, and 25-year-old customers was battered and had her purse stolen. The suspects left the business on foot.

The customer who was robbed said in a Facebook post that two of the suspects hit her with their guns.

"I kind of just black out for a little bit," the victim said, adding one of the men threatened to shoot her if she didn't let go of her purse. 

".... i heard the trigger click......... and it misfired. Some how, it did not fire," she said.

An online fund has been established to help her.

Officer Davidson described the suspects as follows:

  1. Black man in his 20s with a medium build who was wearing a gray hoodie, blue jeans and a white mask
  2. Black man in his 20s wearing a red hoodie, blue jeans and a white shirt tied on his face
  3. Black man in his 20s wearing a black hoodie, black pants and a black mask
  4. Black man in his 20s wearing a black hoodie, black pants and a white mask

Anyone with information is asked to call WPD detectives at (316) 268-4407 or Crime Stoppers at (316) 267-2111.

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