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

Posted at 1:29 PM, Jul 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-23 15:02:10-04

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.