UPDATE: Suspect arrested after Allenton gas station armed robbery

Updated: 1:36 p.m. May 4, 2018

ALLENTON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Washington County Sheriff's Office says the car has been located and a suspect was arrested.

Additional information has not been released.


Posted: 10:41 a.m. May 3, 2018

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is trying to find the person responsible for an armed robbery at a gas station.  

The Sheriff’s Office says the robbery happened around 6:30 Wednesday morning at the BP gas station in Allenton. Investigators say the suspect demanded money from the cash register and had a black handgun on his waistband.

After getting away with some cash, the suspect walked to a nearby parking lot and got into a silver 2006-2007 Chevy Malibu Maxx hatchback/wagon.

The suspect is described as a younger white man, about 5’10”- 6’ tall with a thin build. At the time of the armed robbery, he was wearing dark colored pants, a red shirt, and a black sweatshirt with a gray hood that had black trim along the edge.

Photos of the suspect and the suspect vehicle have been released by investigators. 

Anyone with information is asked to call authorities at 262-335-4749 or 262-335-6879.

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