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By Eyewitness News and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | July 3, 2012
Wichita police are hoping you can identify the man caught on surveillance video.  They say he's connected to several thefts from YMCA men's locker rooms. Police say the man usually signs in on a day pass and spends less than 30 minutes at the YMCA.  They say he goes after wallets left in the men's locker rooms. If you have any information about the man pictured, call police at 316-268-4168 or email FHoskins@wichita.gov.
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By Jennifer Searle and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | September 10, 2012
Wichita police say an alert citizen helped keep a thief from getting away Sunday night.  Police say it started when a 22-year-old man suspected of stealing was confronted by two loss prevention officers at the Walmart on west Kellogg.  The suspect did not stop when he was confronted, but turned around when he got to the store's door.  That's when police say he held what's described as a box knife towards the two employees.  Police say...
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by Lauren Seabrook and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | August 14, 2013
Police need the public's help searching for someone who broke into an ATM at Legacy Bank near 21st and Ridge. The vandalism happened Wednesday, August 7th just before 6:00 a.m. Surveillance images show a man using a crowbar to get into the machine. "There's a vault inside that only allows the requested denomination out. So really, trying to break into an ATM is pretty much just a waste of time," said Legacy Bank Security Officer Travis Lowe. Click here for survillance photos Police say this is the third time in as many weeks that someone has targeted ATM's.
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By Chris Durden and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | September 17, 2010
A thief breaks into the Leekers grocery story in Park City and makes off with a large amount of prescription painkillers. Police say the store's alarm went off just before two o'clock Friday morning. Investigators say the thief stole drugs including morphine and lortab. Police have not made any arrests. The suspect is descriped as a white man wearing dark clothing and wearing a white baseball cap (see photo). Anyone with information about this burlgary should contact Park City police at (316)
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By Garrick Enright and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | October 31, 2012
Two women were walking out of Hot Spot Detox on the 1500 block of East Central when a man tried to snatch one of their purse. The women struggled with the purse snatcher and an employee came out of the store and got involved. The employee was punched in the head twice. The thief ran off with a wallet from the purse. Officers got a description of the thief, and arrested the man a bit later.
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| December 12, 2012
Prosecutors charged the man shot by a Sumner County homeowner earlier this week.  Jason Confer is charged with aggravated burglary, attempt to commit robbery and attempt to commit theft. Earlier this week, a Mulvane homeowner shot Confer.  Investigators say the homeowner woke up to sounds coming from his garage. When he went to his garage he found an intruder inside. The homeowner held the intruder at gunpoint while his wife called 911. That's when the thief attacked the homeowner.
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by Garrick Enright and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | November 10, 2012
Wichita police say a man was working on his car when someone put a sharp object against his back. This happened on the 400 block of north Ash Friday. That's near Central and Grove. The man says the robber demanded all the cash he had on him. He says the thief is in his early 50's and was missing his index finger. No one was hurt, but the robber did make off with some cash.
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by Rebecca White and Rob Marin | November 29, 2011
A busy black Friday was just enough of a distraction for a man to steal hundreds thousands of dollars from a Topeka Walmart. Police say a video shows the man walking into a manager's office and walking off with between $200,000 and $500,000. Walmart says it is considering a reward to help catch the thief. Click here to see photos from the surveillance video.
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November 7, 2008
1.   Asked of 500 Adults   Margin of Sampling Error for this question = ± 4.3% Identity theft is when a thief takes personal information from someone, such as their social security number, driver's license or credit card information. The thief then uses that information to pose as that person, usually to get credit or make purchases in that other person's name.
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by Pilar Pedraza and KWCH 12 Eyewitness News | May 6, 2013
"That was stupid on my part," said Eric Combs.  "I left the garage door open. " It's that time of year when police say burglars target houses with open garage doors.  A young Wichita couple found that out the hard way Monday morning.  Both they hope their loss will serve as a warning.     "The garage door was open.  They came through that door right there," said Combs, pointing to the door which leads from his garage to...
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