Man charged with aggravated assault at Academy Sports

Wichita, KANSAS – According to the Wichita Police Department, this incident occurred on Wednesday.

It happened in the 2700 block of N. Maize Rd.

Wichita Police Department officers responded to a report of an armed robbery.

The responding officers discovered that the suspect brandished a knife and took several items without paying.

Officials said that the suspect’s vehicle was later located at a house in the 800 block of N. Grove.

The responding officers tried to stop the vehicle, but the driver refused to stop.

The 28-year-old driver then lost control of the vehicle and struck a curb.

He was arrested and taken into custody on charges of evading and eluding. 

The passenger faces an additional charge of aggravated assault for pulling the knife.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.