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Police Investigating Afternoon Armed Robbery

Post Date:01/07/2016 5:54 PM

On January 7, 2016, at 2:25 PM, the Appleton Police Department received a report of an armed robbery occurring inside a business in the 2000 block of N. Richmond Street. Multiple officers responded to the area to search for the suspect, who fled on foot.

A male, of an undetermined age and race, robbed the business while displaying a handgun. The suspect was described as being approximately 6’3” to 6’4” in height with a medium build.  He was wearing a dark, hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and dark sunglasses at the time of the robbery.

Investigators from the Appleton Police Department are working with other local authorities to determine if there is a connection between this and other recent business robberies.  A track conducted by an Appleton Police Department K9 did not result in the immediate location of the suspect.

Individuals having information are asked to call Sgt. Chue Thao at the Appleton Police Department (920)832-5953.  If you have information, but wish to remain anonymous, please consider using Text-a-Tip.  Text CRIMES (274-637) with the keyword APDTIPS at the start of your message.

For additional information please contact Sgt. Lund at (920)832-5509.

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