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Police seek robber of Ark City Sonic


As reported yesterday the Arkansas City Police Department is seeking a young man, in his mid 20s wearing a hooded jacket, in connection with a 11pm robbery  at Sonic Drive-In, located on  N. Summit St. last Saturday night.

The suspect has been identified as  Austin Ty Brownell. a white male. Police said Brownell last was seen in Winfield.

Brownell is considered armed and dangerous. If you see him, please call 911 immediately.

Pictures of the suspect were obtained from security camera footage and you can see his picture on

Brownell was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, red, hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and a green backpack.

Anyone who recognizes this suspect or has any information about this crime is asked to call the Arkansas City Police Department at (620) 441-4444.

Those wishing to remain anonymous may contact Cowley County Crime Stoppers, which offers rewards of up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest.  That number is 620-443-7777.