Wichita man sentenced in gas station robberies

Gavel (KSN News)

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A Wichita man was sentenced Monday to six years in federal for robbing two Wichita gas stations.

Demon L. Anderson, 27, pleaded guilty to two counts of robbing a commercial establishment.

In his plea, he admitted that on Dec. 4, 2015, he and Roy E. Walls-Guiden of Wichita robbed a Valero gas station at 248 S. Hillside in Wichita. They entered the store while the clerk was outside and began taking cash and cigarettes. When the clerk returned, the co-defendant pointed a .40 caliber handgun at the clerk and the defendants fled the store.

Later that same night, the defendants tried to rob a Petro America gas station at 2838 W. Central in Wichita. The defendants did not know that a police officer had set up surveillance on the store and called for backup when he saw the defendants enter. The defendants were arrested at the scene.

Walls-Guiden was sentenced Tuesday to 188 months in federal prison.