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Police catch man who displayed handgun, demanded cellphones from Menomonee Falls Verizon store

Posted at 2:24 PM, Jan 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-08 08:04:32-05

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. (AP) -- Police say an armed robber accused of stealing several cellphones from a Menomonee Falls store has been arrested.

The robbery happened about 7 p.m. Friday at a Verizon Store on  Silver Spring Drive. Authorities say the 22-year-old man entered the store, displayed a handgun and demanded the phones. The suspect fled the store on foot.

 Police declined to release further information.