SEDGWICK COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating an aggravated robbery and have one suspect in custody.
Just after 10:30a.m. Sunday, police responded to report of a carjacking at the Trinity Lutheran Church in the 600 Block of South Erie in Wichita, according to officer Charley Davidson.
A 53-year-old woman at the scene told police as she exited her vehicle for church, two suspects assaulted her and took her 2019 Ford Escape. EMS transported her to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
Just before 10a.m. Monday, the victim contacted 911 to report she was tracking the stolen car's movement using a Ford app. Officers were able to track the vehicle to a Quick Trip in the 700 Block of North Broadway. They found 21-year-old Ryan Dittmer and an 18-year-old with the car and detained them without incident.
Police arrested Dittmer on a requested charge of aggravated robbery and an outstanding Kansas Department of Corrections Warrant, according to Davidson. He has previous convictions for criminal possession of a weapon and theft, according to Davidson.
The case will be presented to the Sedgwick County District Attorney's Office.