Suspect attacks woman and steals her cell phone and wallet

Wichita Police (KSN File Photo)

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Wichita police said a 24-year-old woman reported being attacked and robbed Tuesday. It happened around 8 p.m. in the 700 block of South Christine.

The victim told police she was walking north when a man came up behind her and attacked her. The woman said the suspect grabbed her and hit her twice. The suspect stole her cell phone and wallet. She was transported to the hospital for her injuries.

“Be mindful of your surroundings as it starts getting dark out,” said Sgt. Nikki Woodrow. “Don’t fight and just give up your property like she did.”

Police are interviewing residents of the neighborhood to see if they saw anything suspicious.

If you know anything about the robbery, call Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111 or Wichita police investigations at 316-268-4407.