Man recovering from attempted robbery

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A man is recovering after being struck in the head during an attempted robbery.

Police tell us it happened at 12:15 a.m. in the 8000 block of East Kellogg; in the parking lot of Motel 8.

The 63-year-old man says he was getting out of his car when a man approached him.

The victim says the man was armed with a handgun and demanded his wallet.

The two men fought over the gun, resulting in the suspect striking the victim in the head with the gun.

The victim received a minor laceration to his head, and was treated by EMS at the scene. No loss of property has been reported.

Police are searching for the suspect.