Police: Three Wichita businesses robbed Tuesday night

The suspect in the Presto gas station robbery is shown here before demanding money. She has been identified as an unknown Hispanic female in her 30’s, 5’00, 150 lbs, with red or burgandy hair. Courtesy Wichita Police Department

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Wichita police said three businesses were robbed Tuesday night.

One happened at the Five Guys restaurant in the 1000 block of East Douglas around 11 p.m. A 27-year-old employee was taking out the trash when a man pointed a gun and demanded money. Property was taken from several employees and the business. The suspect fled.

Shortly before, the Taco Grande in the 2200 block of South Seneca was robbed. A 17-year-old employee was inside the business cleaning when an armed man came in and demanded money. The suspect fled on foot. The suspect in both restaurant robberies was wearing a dark blue hoodie and black pants.

At 7 p.m., the Presto gas station in the 500 block of North Seneca reported that a Hispanic woman entered the store and demanded money. The suspect was seen getting into a stolen Nissan Versa with Kansas tags 463 HZB.

Anyone with information on the robberies is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 267-2111 or detectives at 268-4407.


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