Wichita police seek help locating man who assaulted child in home

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Wichita Police Department is requesting the public’s help locating a suspect after a child was assaulted in her home early Sunday morning.

Wichita police spokesperson Sgt. Nikki Woodrow said that the suspect entered an apartment in the 1400 block of North Smith Ct. around 2:40 a.m. Sunday morning.

After entering the home, the suspect sexually assaulted a 7-year-old girl causing injury. The suspect then left the apartment.

An adult in the house was awakened by the crying child and was told what happened, then called 911 for assistance.

The suspect is described as an unknown white male, clean shaven, light colored hair, jeans, and unknown shirt.

Anyone who may have observed anyone loitering or behaving suspiciously in the area over the past couple of days or has information about this crime, please call the Wichita Sedgwick County Exploited and Missing Child Unit at 316-660-9494 or Crime Stoppers 316-267-2111 or 1-800-222-TIPS.

The Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center provides a 24 hour crisis line at 316-263-3002 or 1-877-927-2248. You can  also log onto the website here. 


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