WANTED! Wayne Burke On St. Croix For Trying To Rob KFC At Gunpoint: VIPD
CHRISTIANSTED — The VIPD is asking for the community’s help to find 18-year-old Wayne Burke on St. Croix.
Burke is wanted for first-degree attempted murder, first-degree assault, first-degree reckless endangerment, unauthorized possession of a firearm and possession of ammunition, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.
Burke was identified as the suspect who fired upon a police officer and escaped after attempting to rob the KFC restaurant in the Sunny Isle Shopping Center on January 7, according to the VIPD.
Burke was described by police as a black male who stands 5-feet, 9 inches tall, and weighs about 180 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.
Anyone who encounters Burke or knows his whereabouts are urged to call 911, the Crime Tip Line at (340) 778-4950, or the paying anonymous tip line Crime Stoppers USVI at (800) 222-8477.