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MPD: Robber held fast food employee at knife-point

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Posted at 4:45 PM, Feb 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-04 17:47:17-05

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and finding an armed robbery suspect.

The robbery happened Saturday afternoon at 4:50 p.m. at a west side fast food restaurant near the corner of Hawley and Main.

He reportedly grabbed an employee's shirt and pointed a knife while he demanded money from the cash register.

The man took an undetermined amount of cash and ran off from the restaurant.

The suspect is described as a black male, 40-45 years-old and 6-feet-tall. He was last seen wearing a blue knit cap, blue and white winter jacket, dark polo, dark pants with black and white shoes.

If you have any information regarding this suspect, please call police at 414-935-7360.