Sedgwick Co. Sheriff’s Office seeks witness statements in Roller City incident
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office is asking for witnesses to come forward regarding an altercation between two teenagers and two off-duty Wichita police officers. The incident occurred on New Year’s Eve at Roller City in south Wichita.
The sheriff’s office said leaders with the Wichita Police Department requested its assistance “to avoid any perceived conflict.”
A video of the incident has gone viral. It doesn’t show what happened before the altercation, but police said the incident began with a 15-year-old girl who refused to leave the skating rink. A 16-year-old boy is then accused of striking an officer. Both teens were arrested.
The sheriff’s office said after a preliminary review of the evidence, including the phone recording, several witnesses to the incident didn’t provide a statement to law enforcement. Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who knows of someone who witnessed the incident, is asked to call the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office at 316 660-5300.
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