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Milwaukee Police looking for man who tried to rob woman near UWM campus

Posted: 1:29 PM, Jul 23, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-23 19:02:10Z
MPD seeks east side strong armed robbery suspect
MPD seeks east side strong armed robbery suspect
MPD seeks east side strong armed robbery suspect
MPD seeks east side strong armed robbery suspect

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Police are looking for a man who tried to rob a woman near the UW-Milwaukee campus.

It happened last Wednesday just before 4 p.m. -- near the intersection of E. Linwood Ave. and N. Bartlett Ave. 

According to Milwaukee Police, the suspect rushed up to the victim, pinned her against a door and demanded her belongings. He was unable to obtain anything and fled the scene.

The suspect is described by police as a black male, between 40-50 years old, bald, 180-220 lbs. and approximately 6’ tall. He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, dark shorts, and white shoes.

Anyone with information, please call Milwaukee Police at: (414) 935-7360.