Armed Robbery Occurs On Northland Avenue
On January 13, 2016, at approximately 5:55 AM, an armed robbery occurred inside the Walgreens store located in the 700 block of W. Northland Avenue. A male party, armed with a handgun, robbed the store of money and fled on foot. The call was dispatched to Appleton Police Department officers at 6 AM.
A white male, who attempted to conceal his identity, entered the business and robbed the cashier. The suspect was described as being approximately 6 foot tall with a large build. He was wearing a olive drab/green hooded jacket. The jacket has a pocket on the upper left arm. It may have been made of wind/rain resistant material. The suspect’s face was covered with a camo-patterned scarf. He was wearing blue jeans and had on black gloves. Following the robbery, he fled on foot toward the east.
No one was injured during the robbery.
Investigators from the Appleton Police Department are asking the public to contact them with any information they may have related to this robbery or robberies occurring in the area during the past two weeks.
Individuals having information are asked to call Sgt. Brian Leitzinger at the Appleton Police Department (920)832-5541. 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.