Police make arrest in strong-armed robbery at Wichita QuikTrip


Tyrone Thompson (Courtesy: Sedgwick County Sheriff)

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Wichita police arrested a 42-year-old man after he committed an alleged strong-armed robbery.

It happened around 2:20 p.m. Wednesday at the QuikTrip in the 1500 block of S. Seneca.

A 31-year-old employee said the suspect went behind the register, opened the register and took cash. He also battered an employee. The employee wasn’t seriously injured.

The suspect fled in a silver Chrysler 300. The car was located by police on South McLean.

Police said Tyrone Thompson was arrested on suspicion of robbery and domestic violence battery.


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