Wichita police release photos of suspects in 3 Dollar General robberiesPosted: Updated:
Wichita police have released surveillance photos of suspects involved in three robberies at Dollar General stores this week.
Police posted three photos on its Facebook page of the man who robbed the store at 4549 West Pawnee shortly before 4 p.m. Monday. An employee told police a man entered the store, indicated he had a gun and demanded money. He left on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Officer Charley Davidson described the suspect as a white man standing approximately 5-foot-6 and weighing 140 pounds. He has brown hair that was in a bun and wore a black jacket and gray pants with black on the knees.
At 8:40 p.m. on Monday, officers responded to another armed robbery at the Dollar General in the 1600 block of South Rock Road.
Employees told police that two unknown suspects walked in and demanded money while one of the suspects pulled out a handgun.
Both suspects took money and ran away on foot.
One suspect is described as an unknown b/m, 40s, 5'10", heavy build and last wearing an orange shirt, grey jacket and black cap.
The second suspect is described as an unknown b/m, 30s, 6'02", medium build and last wearing a dark colored Hollister hoodie and blue jeans.
At around 7:55 p.m. on Tuesday, officers responded to a Dollar General robbery at 1918 East 13th Street. Witnesses said that an unknown black male in his 30's, around 5'06" in height, picked up some items and started to leave without paying.
When an employee confronted the suspect, he made a threatening statement and fled in a silver 4 Door vehicle with an unknown Oklahoma tag.
The suspect was wearing a WSU hoodie, black hat, grey sweats and had four gold-colored front teeth.
Anyone with information in any of these cases is asked to call WPD detectives at (316) 268-4407 or Crime Stoppers at (316) 267-2111.
Wichita police are investigating robberies at three Dollar General stores that happened in less than 24 hours.
The latest robbery happened at around 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Dollar General near Pawnee and Oliver. Police have not provided additional information in that case.
There was also a robbery at the store at 1625 South Rock Road at approximately 8:40 p.m. Monday. Two employees told officers that two men, one who was armed with a handgun, entered the store and demanded money. The suspects left on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Officer Charley Davidson described both suspects as black males. One is in his 40s, stands about 5-foot-10 and has a heavy build. He wore an orange shirt, gray jacket and a black cap. The second stands about 6-foot-2, has a medium build and wore a dark Hollister hoodie and blue jeans.
Monday's first Dollar General robbery occurred shortly before 4 p.m. at the location at 4549 West Pawnee. An employee told police a man entered the store, indicated he had a gun and demanded money. He left on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Davidson described that suspect as a white man standing approximately 5-foot-6 and weighing 140 pounds. He has brown hair that was in a bun and wore a black jacket and gray pants with black on the knees.
3 Dollar General stores have been robbed in the last 24hrs:— Lily Wu KAKE News (@KansasLily) March 12, 2019
?1600 S Rock Rd (2 unk black male suspects; 1 heavy bld, 1 med bld; had gun, $ taken)
?2400 W Pawnee (unk white male suspect w/ brown hair in bun, $ taken)
?1900 E Pawnee (happened an hour ago; no additional info)
No injuries were reported in the robberies.
Anyone with information is asked to call WPD detectives at (316) 268-4407 or Crime Stoppers at (316) 267-2111.