Milwaukee Police searching for three suspects, allegedly robbed business at gunpoint
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Police are looking for three suspects they believe robbed a business at gunpoint.
According to Milwaukee Police, the robbery happened around 12:30 a.m. Saturday, June 22 at a business on North Teutonia Avenue, south of Good Hope Road.
Police say the suspects came into the business and were confronted by an employee who thought they were about to shoplift. The first suspect pointed a gun at the victim and ordered the victim to the cash register. The suspect with the gun then forced the victim to the ground as two other suspects took money from the safe and cash register along with a box of cigars and a scale.
While struggling to get the victim to the ground, the suspect with the gun fired one shot near the victims head. The three suspects then ran from the business, heading northbound.
Police have released descriptions and several surveillance photos of the suspects:
Suspect 1: Black man in his early 20s, 5'07" tall with slim build, stubble beard, wearing a black winter hat, black hooded sweatshirt, black pants, black and white shoes, and armed with a black semi-automatic handgun and crowbar in left side waistline.
Suspect 2: Black man in his late teens, 5'8" tall, medium build, short dreadlocks, black Nike sweatshirt with Nike written in white across the front, black pants, gray shoes with orange laces, and yellow backpack.
Suspect 3: Black man in his early 20s, 5'5" tall, slim build, wearing a Calvin Klein hooded sweatshirt, black pants, black and gray shoes, and a red backpack.