Dollar Tree employees band together, stop armed robber from getting away

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at the Dollar Tree located at 76th and W. Capitol Drive.

The robbery took place Friday morning, September 16th shortly after 10:00 a.m.

Police say a suspect approached an employee in the store, displayed a knife and demanded money.


The suspect obtained money and fled the store.

Officials say store employees chased, caught and detained the suspect a few blocks from the store.

The suspect, a 58-year-old Milwaukee man, was arrested by Milwaukee police.

The case will be presented to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office in the coming days.