Fay Britton may have an answer to the question “Just how small is Wichita?” Britton is charged with writing a forged check and then presenting it to the person from whom it was stolen.
Police say Britton walked into the Braum’s at 4211 West Central last Friday and gave a check to the clerk for $12.51. The name on the check: Francisca B. Romero.
Romero happened to be working behind the counter at Braum’s last Friday. She recognized the check as one of her own and called police. Police learned the bank had mistakenly sent Romero’s checks to Britton’s home. The two women live in the same block of the same street with one numeral separating their addresses.
Britton made her first court appearance Tuesday afternoon. Sedgwick County District Judge Eric Yost set a preliminary hearing for July 15.