Jan 14, 2022 4:58 PM

Man arrested in Great Bend for trying to steal jewelry from a subject

Posted Jan 14, 2022 4:58 PM

On Thursday, Jan. 13 at approximately 4:08 p.m., officers from the Great Bend Police Department were dispatched to the Holiday Inn Express, 3821 10th Street in reference to an attempted robbery.

Officers were advised a male subject entered the hotel and attempted to physically remove and steal jewelry from a subject in the lobby.

While en route to the area, officers were advised the subject had left the Holiday Inn and was now trying to take items from inside vehicles in the Sonic parking lot.

Officers located the male subject involved, identified as Marquez Lewis, age 25 of Wichita. After speaking with Lewis, witnesses and numerous victims, Lewis was placed under arrest for attempted robbery and transported to the Barton County Jail.

Anyone with information on this case or any other case is encouraged to contact the Great Bend Police Department at 620-793-4120 or Barton County Crime Stoppers at 620-792-1300.