FOR THE WEEK MAY 17TH, 2009
Wichita Police are investigating another string of hotel robberies that appear to be connected. These occurred at the Hampton Inns on East Corporate Hills Drive and West Kellogg, Courtyard Suites on North Webb Road and Fairfield Inn on South Webb Road. They occurred between Sunday, April 19th, and Thursday, May 7th, usually a couple hours before midnight. During the robberies, the suspect would jump the counter, brandishing a handgun, and demand money from the employees.
The suspect is described as a black male in his 20’s, with a medium height and build. He was wearing a dark colored hoodie and dark colored pants, gloves and a bandana over his face. Go to our website to see photos.
If you have information about these robberies or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.wsccs.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to CRIMES (274637). All ways are secure and anonymous. If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1000.00 and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a non-profit organization of citizens against crime.
Detective Hans Asmussen
Wichita/Sedgwick County Crime Stoppers