Police: Suspects in robberies at Wichita bank were working together

Posted: Updated:
Police allege Stephanie Smith is on the left and Joshua Castor is on the right. Police allege Stephanie Smith is on the left and Joshua Castor is on the right.
Stephanie Steele Stephanie Steele
Joshua Coster Joshua Coster
WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

Police have arrested two people in connection to two robberies at a Fidelity Bank in northeast Wichita.

Officer Charley Davidson said Monday that 28-year-old Stephanie Steele and 32-year-old Joshua Coster were booked for aggravated robbery.

The robberies happened a month apart at the Fidelity Bank branch at 2111 North Bradley Fair, near 21st and Rock. 

Police arrested Coster for the latest robbery the afternoon of October 16. Employees told officers that Coster entered the bank and handed a teller a note demanding cash and indicating he had a gun. Coster allegedly fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash. 

Steele was arrested for a robbery on September 16. Again, employee told police that Steele handed a teller a note demanding cash and indicating she had a gun. Police say she fled the store with cash as well. 

Davidson said through the investigation and a Crime Stoppers tip, police determined the suspects' alleged involvement and that they were working together. 

Check out these photos from across KAKEland snapped by our viewers, staff and local officials. Do you have pictures to share with us? Email them to news@kake.com.

MORE SLIDESHOWS HERE