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VFW post robbed; building, fence damaged

The crime

Early in the morning on Sunday, Nov. 21, two men used a utility truck to back through the wooden privacy fence of VFW #3115 at 4801 W. Douglas. The suspects then used the truck to ram the back door and get inside the VFW post. They took $500 in currency. Damage to the building and fence exceeded $10,000.

The vehicle used was stolen in a separate incident and later recovered by the Wichita Police Department.

Whom to contact

If you have information about this case or any felony crime, call Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111. You can also submit a tip online at www.wsccs.com or from your mobile phone by texting TIP217 then your message to CRIMES (274637). All tips received are secure and anonymous.

If your tip leads to an arrest you may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers of Wichita/Sedgwick County is a nonprofit organization of residents against crime.

Crime Stoppers case number: 1048

Department case number: 10C083348

Lead detective: Detective Mark Bloomquist, Wichita Police Department

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