Woman robbed at gunpoint while brushing snow off car near Oakland and Edgewood

NOW: Woman robbed at gunpoint while brushing snow off car near Oakland and Edgewood

Updated: 10:54 a.m. on January 25, 2021

SHOREWOOD, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Shorewood police are continuing to investigate after a woman was robbed at gunpoint while brushing show off of her running car on Sunday, Jan. 24 around 7 a.m. 

On Monday, Jan. 25, people in the area near Oakland and Edgewood Avenues were surprised to hear about the crime.

"It's really unfortunate," said Michelle, who works in the area.

She says her car was stolen when she left it running in Milwaukee in 2020.

"Isolated crime happens everywhere, but it's not something I associate when I think of Shorewood," she said. "I definitely sympathize with the victim... never leave your car running."

Police say the suspect, a white man in his twenties, displayed a gun to the victim and drove off in her car.

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Posted: 9:49 a.m. on January 24, 2021

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) --- Shorewood police say a woman was brushing snow off her running vehicle when she was robbed at gunpoint Sunday, Jan. 24.

Police say it happened in the 3500 block of Oakland Avenue around 7 a.m.

The victim reported she was approached by a White male in his 20's. 

The suspect displayed a hand gun and then got into the victim's car and drove away.

Shorewood police continue to investigate the incident. 

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