Local crime briefs


Vehicle collision sends woman to hospital

A Manhattan woman was sent to the hospital following a vehicle collision Friday near the intersection of N. Manhattan Avenue and Vattier Street. According to a Riley County Police report, Stephanie Pearson, 27, was in her 2006 Jeep Liberty when it was rear-ended by a 1999 Ford Expedition driven by Tracy French, 21, of Manhattan. Pearson was taken to Mercy Regional Health Center. Police are still investigating the incident and have issued no citations as of the time of the report.

No arrests made yet in rape allegation
A 19-year-old woman reported being raped by two men she knew. Riley County Police filed the report last Friday afternoon. The victim indicated the two men had intercourse with her during different times at night while she was too intoxicated to consent. No arrests have been made as police are still investigating the incident.

House party altercation injures man’s face
A fight at a house party left a Manhattan man injured Friday night. Michael Artis, 55, suffered significant injuries to his face, according to an RCPD report. Artis was taken to Mercy for treatment. Police are continuing their investigation of the fight and have not made any arrests.

Knife threat on Linear Trail
A 28-year-old Manhattan man was threatened by an unknown white male while riding on Linear Trail Saturday evening. According to a police report, the victim was approached by a male with a small knife. The victim was not injured during the incident. Police are not releasing the identity of the victim and are still investigating the report.

No arrests in home robbery
The victim of a home robbery on Saturday said she knew who did it, according to a police report. The 33-year-old woman reported that a male friend entered her home and attempted to steal a purse worth approximately $200. According to RCPD, the purse was recovered but no arrests have been made as the investigation into the incident continues.

Man fails to report accident, receives $15,000 bond
Police arrested a Manhattan man after he allegedly fled from the scene of an accident. According to a police report, Keith Wysong, 18, was driving a 1999 Chevy Silverado in the 2900 block of Pillsbury Drive when he got into a single vehicle collision. Adam Hollingsworth, 22, of Overland Park, was thrown from the vehicle during the incident. Hollingsworth was later taken to Mercy for his injuries. Police charged Wysong with aggravated battery, interfering with police and failing to report the accident. He was released from the Riley County Jail on $15,000 bond.

Rape victim knew alleged attacker
Police are investigating an incident of rape that occurred within Manhattan. The 48-year-old female victim knew her alleged attacker, a 63-year-old male. The report was filed Sunday afternoon and police are withholding further information due to the nature of the crime.

Man arrested for marijuana
A Manhattan man was was arrested near the intersection of Fourth Street and Fort Riley Boulevard Sunday night. According to a police report, Tyrell Scott, 21, was arrested for felony possession of marijuana. He was held at the Riley County Jail on $6,000 bond.

Felony theft includes several electronics
A home burglary was reported to RCPD Tuesday afternoon in the 700 block of Allison Avenue. Angel Davis-Jones, 40, of Manhattan, reported thieves stole several electronics valued at approximately $2,630, including a laptop computer, two TVs, a laptop, DVD players, speakers and surround sound system. Retailer Rent-A-Center is also reported to be a victim in the burglary. No arrests have been made in this case. Police ask anyone with information to contact them or the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers.