South Milwaukee double robbery suspect arrested

Updated: 07/03/2021 11:09 AM

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) --- South Milwaukee police say they arrested a 65-year-old man in connection to two attempted robberies.

Police say the robberies took place Friday, July 2 in the 2900 block of Chicago Avenue. 

Police announced the arrest of the South Milwaukee man on Saturday. 

Published: 07/02/2021 09:14 PM

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- South Milwaukee police are investigating two attempted robberies that took place Friday, July 2.

They say a single suspect attempted to rob two businesses in the 2900 block of Chicago Avenue around 1:20 p.m.

The suspect implied a weapon at both robberies, but no weapon was seen.

He then fled the scene before police arrived.

The suspect is described as a Black male, 5'10"-5'11" with short black and gray hair and tattoos on his chest, back and arms. 

He was wearing blue jeans, no shirt, gray and white shoes and carrying a small, black bag. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the South Milwaukee Police Department at 414-768-8060.

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