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By John Boyd and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | October 19, 2012
The US Attorney's office releases new information about the bank robbery in Valley Center, Thursday. Read the Entire Complaint & Affidavit Three men and one woman have been charged with the crime. The suspects are identified 31-year-old Henry J. Adams III, 49-year-old Terry G. Revels, 23-year-old Dlaney M. Nixon and 34-year-old Veronica K. Johnson. All four are set to make their initial appearance in US District Court on Monday. According to an affidavit, Nixon and Revels entered the INTRUST Bank on N. Ash wearing ski masks and hoodies.
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By Robert Marin & Pat Mueller and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | October 18, 2012
We're learning more about what happened when the INTRUST Bank in the Dillons at 21st and Maize Road was robbed earlier this week. The US Attorney's Office says 45-year-old David D. Spenst of Wichita was charged in the robbery. According to a criminal complaint filed in US District Court, Spenst robbed the bank inside the Dillons grocery store on October 15. Court paperwork states that Spenst walked into the bank just after 5:30 and asked to speak with someone about a loan.  Spenst then told the assistant manager that he was robbing the bank, claiming that he had a gun and a bomb.  The paperwork says Spenst asked the manager if he wanted to see the gun.  Spenst demanded money and cautioned the manager against sounding an alarm or he would "light the place up. " Spenst left the bank with money in a black bag. He was arrested shortly after police made surveillance images of him public.  He was arrested on October 17.  He was staying at the Drury Hotel downtown.
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by John Boyd and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | October 12, 2012
Wichita police are looking for the gunman who robbed a business in Southeast Wichita Thursday afternoon.  The robbery happened at Check Into Cash at Harry & Rock Road.  The suspect is described as a black male in his early 20s.  He's around 6'5" tall and was wearing all black clothing and a Halloween mask similar to the one worn in the "Scream" movies. Anyone with information is asked to call police.
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By John Boyd and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | October 11, 2012
Wichita police arrest four people after an early-morning robbery at a McDonald's drive-thru. Police say a car came through the drive-thru at the restaurant at 21st & Amidon around 3:00 this morning.  The driver placed an order and came up to the window, but left quite a bit of space between his car and the window.  When the clerk opened the window, another person ran up and told the clerk he had a gun and that it was a robbery. The suspect reached through the window and took money out of the cash register then took off on foot.
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by Pilar Pedraza and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | October 10, 2012
Residents of two small Rice County towns are still talking about the bank robbery in on of them Tuesday morning and the related arrest of another Tuesday night. The unusual excitement of a big city crime has brought a short term boom to local businesses in the town of Chase as residents gather to discuss the latest developments in the case.  But some residents are ready to forget all about the excitement. "I'm ready for it to settle down," said Nicole Lattimer, who works at the town's convenience store.  "We have burger nights on Tuesday and I guess the store went pretty crazy after the excitement.
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By Garrick Enright and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | September 26, 2012
Wichita police say a trail of muddy footprints lead them to a robbery suspect. Wednesday morning police say the Valero on the 700 block of north Ridge Road was robbed. A clerk says two men walked into the store, and one of them pulled a gun on her and demanded cash. The two left on foot. When police arrived they found a trail of footprints leading to a near by apartment complex. That's where they arrested a 17-year-old suspect. After more investigation police were able to identify the teen's accomplice.
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By Robert Marin and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | September 10, 2012
A federal judge sentences a Dodge City man to nearly four years in prison for a bank robbery. 27-year-old Carlos Manuel Buten pleaded guilty to one count of bank robbery. Prosecutors say he robbed the Western State Bank on N. 14th in Dodge City on April 17th, 2012. Investigators used eyewitness descriptions along with surveillance pictures from the bank, to help identify Buten. The U.S. Attorney's office says investigators became aware of Buten as a victim in another police investigation.
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By John Boyd and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | July 27, 2012
An 11-year-old Wichita boy gets his iPod back after two juveniles took it from him yesterday afternoon. Police say the boy flagged down an officer and told him his iPod was taken by force. The officer was able to stop both suspects and recover that iPod.  The two suspects were then booked into the Juvenile Intake & Assessment Center on robbery charges. The boy was not hurt.
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by Garrick Enright and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | July 14, 2012
An man threatens to blow up an Emprise Bank in north east Wichita bank if employees didn't give him money. That happened just before 10 AM Saturday morning on the 6000 block of East Central. Bank employees handed over an unknown amount of cash. Investigators say the suspect is said to be a black male in his 30's or 40's with a light complexion, handlebar mustache and a beard.  He was last seen wearing a camouflage "boonie" cap, with dark sunglasses, a dirty black t-shirt, blue jeans, and black shoes.
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Ryan Johnson and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | June 30, 2012
A robber enters a southeast Wichita store Friday morning and pulls a knife on a victim, then bounds her hands together using duct tape. It happened in the 4800 block of East Harry around 9:45am on Friday. Police say the suspect pulled the knife out of a brown paper sack then swung it at the victim. The woman was cut on her forearm and chin. The suspect then ordered her to lay on the floor and bound her hands with duct tape. After he did that he hit her on the back with a hammer or some sort of hard object.
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