Caught on surveillance video: Man armed with rifle robs gas station

Posted at 8:00 AM, Sep 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-27 09:00:40-04

The Racine County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who robbed a gas station armed with a rifle Monday.

It happened at about 2:45 p.m. in the 7800 block of S. Loomis Road in the Town of Norway.

Police say a man walked into the store with the firearm, stole an undetermined amount of cash and tobacco and fled in a vehicle.

Nobody was hurt in the incident, which was captured on surveillance video.

Authorities say the suspect is described a black male in his mid 20s to early 30s, between 5-foot-6 and 6 feet tall with a think to medium build. He was wearing a black jacket over a gray hoodie and dark-colored pants and was driving a faded dark blue Toyota Corolla with unknown license plates.

Anyone with information is asked to call the the Racine County Communications Center at (262) 886-2300.