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Strong Armed Robbery Occurs at Family Dollar in Riverwest

A strong armed robbery occurred in Riverwest at the Family Dollar on May 26.

Milwaukee Police are asking the public to help identify two suspects wanted in a strong armed robbery at the Family Dollar, 528 E. Concordia Avenue, around 3:15 p.m. on May 26.

The two suspects walked into the store and suspect #1 removed merchandise from a shelf and tried to leave the store without paying for the items. The victim knocked some of the merchandise out of the suspect’s hands at which time Suspect #2 picked up the merchandise and left the store. Suspect #1 and the victim continued to fight before Suspect #1 pushed the victim away and left the store. Both suspects entered a vehicle driven by a third suspect and they drove away.

Suspect #1 is described as a black male, around 25-years-old, 5’8”-5’9” tall, 200 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a red and white baseball cap, a white t-shirt, blue jeans, and white tennis shoes.

Suspect #2 is described as a black male, 20-25 years-old, 6’ tall, 160 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a tan baseball cap, a gray Polo t-shirt, and black jeans.

The suspects fled in a maroon, 4-door, Buick Rendezvous. Anyone with information is asked to call Milwaukee Police at 414-935-7360.

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