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Milwaukee police looking for south side grocery store robber

Posted at 10:10 AM, Dec 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-11 13:30:17-05

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect and his vehicle wanted in connection with a Sunday armed robbery at La Franja Grocery, 2366 S. 9th Place, around 11:05 a.m.

According to police, the male suspect parked his vehicle, entered the store, and asked to use the restroom.  The suspect then produced a handgun and demanded money and cigarettes from an employee.  The suspect then fled the scene in his car. 

The suspect is described by police as a black male, with a slim build and goatee.  He was last seen wearing a knit cap, a red zippered and hooded sweatshirt, a black jacket with white on the cuffs and a light colored glove.  He was last seen driving a black, 4-door Honda Civic with missing hubcaps and black steel rims visible. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Milwaukee Police at (414) 935-7360.