Brown Deer police need help to identify armed robbery suspect

BROWN DEER (WITI) -- Brown Deer police are looking for the public's help to identify an armed robbery suspect.

The crime happened at the BP Gas Station near 51st and Brown Deer Rd. just after 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 12th.

The suspect entered the store and asked the clerk to purchase a cigar.  The clerk asked for ID, which the suspect provided and according to the clerk the ID photo matched that of the suspect.  While the clerk was providing the suspect change, the suspect produced an unknown style, black colored long gun from a backpack he was carrying and demanded money.

After obtaining an unknown amount of currency, the suspect took off and then entered the passenger side of a newer model, dark-colored (possibly brown or gray) Chevy Impala.  The vehicle then fled southbound on N. 51st St.

The suspect is described as a male, black, 18-20 years old, 5'9" to 5'10" tall with a thin to average build. He was wearing a black baseball cap, dark coat, dark pants, white tennis shoes and carrying a black backpack.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Brown Deer Police Department at 414-371-2900, reference 14-1726.