Milwaukee police seek suspect in armed robbery of check-cashing store

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee police are requesting the public's assistance in identifying and locating a suspect wanted in an armed robbery that occurred on Tuesday, April 6. 

Officials say the armed suspect entered a check-cashing store near Center and W Fond Du Lac Avenue around 11:41 a.m. and demanded money before fleeing in a vehicle.

The suspect is described as an African American male, 20-22-years-old. He was last seen wearing a black knit hat, sunglasses, blue mask, multi-colored hooded shirt with a Bulls logo, dark-colored jeans and black shoes. He was armed with a gun.  

The suspect vehicle is described as a gray Kia Optima. 

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Milwaukee police at (414) 935-7360 or Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-TIPS or P3 Tips App for a cash reward.  

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