Latest: Woman armed with tire iron attempts to rob Milwaukee post office

MILWAUKEE -- A 39-year-old Milwaukee woman attempted to rob a U.S. Post Office near 35th and Vliet St. on Thursday morning, September 10th. But she failed.

Police say the attempted armed robbery happened around 9 a.m. The woman apparently approached the counter with a tire iron and demanded money from a postal worker.

Employees however, apprehended the suspect until police arrived and took her into custody.

Milwaukee police are expected to present charges to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the coming days.