UPDATE: Milwaukee Police arrest wanted armed robbery suspect
Updated: 4:36 p.m. April 11, 2019
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Police announced Thursday that thanks to help from the public the suspect in the armed robbery has been arrested.
Chief Morales thanked everyone for the social media shares and tips.
Posted: 7 p.m. April 9, 2019
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Police are asking the public for help in locating a suspect wanted for an armed robbery.
It happened at a business in the 10400 block of W. Silver Spring around 1:15 p.m. on Monday.
According to police, the suspect purchased items from the business and as the cashier opened the register, the suspect attempted to grab money. The suspect then allegedly pointed a firearm at the cashier and again attempted to take money from the register.
After the suspect was unable to take any money, he took the items he purchased and left the business.
The suspect is described as a black male, 25-30 years of age, 5-09”- 5’10”, 150 lbs, with a muscular build, a medium skin complexion, and a neatly shaven beard with a mustache.
He was last seen wearing large square diamond earrings, a black baseball cap (with a white Nike logo on the front), a royal blue zip-up hooded sweatshirt, a white T-shirt and royal blue pants. He was armed with a black and silver semi-automatic handgun.
Anyone with information is asked to call police.