Armed Robbery Occurs in Sumner County
Release from Sumner County Sheriff’s Office
SUSPECT REMAINS AT LARGE
On Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 1:15 pm, Sumner County Deputies were dispatched to the 400 block of South Mayfield Road for a Burglary report.
Information received from E-911 was a subject was in the house with a gun. The reporting party/victim was able to leave the residence and run to a neighbor’s house to report it. The victim reported he could see smoke coming from the house.
When deputies arrived, they found a vehicle on fire behind the shed and smoke coming out of the house.
Responding fire units were called in to put out the fires. Deputies, with the assistance from Kansas Highway Patrol searched the area but were not able to locate the suspect.
The suspect was described as white male, 35 to 40 years of age, 6’1 to 6’2, 230 to 250 pounds, short sandy brown hair, short facial hair, plaid shirt, tan pants, black boots, and tattoos on left arm. Suspect was armed with small caliber handgun.
Agencies that were involved were Sumner County Sheriff’s Office, Kansas Highway Patrol, Wellington Fire, Mayfield Fire, and Kansas State Fire Marshal's Office.