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Milwaukee Police looking for armed purse robber on city's south side

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Posted at 12:53 PM, Feb 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-28 13:53:18-05

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man wanted in three separate armed robberies that happened this week on the city's south side.

According to police, the armed suspect approached female victims, demanded and stole their purse, and then fled the scene. 
 
The related incidents happened:

  • Around 11:00 p.m. on February 26 in the 900 block of W. Arthur Avenue
  • Around 12:00 a.m. on February 27 near S. 3rd Street and W. Walker Street
  • Around 12:30 a.m. on February 27 near S. 10th Street and W. Historic Mitchell Street

The suspect is described by police as a black male, between 30-35 years-old, with a large build.  He was last seen wearing a black jacket and dark pants.  

A picture of the suspect in one of the incidents is listed above.

Anyone with information is asked to call Milwaukee Police at 414-935-7302.