Milwaukee police seek jewelry store thief who struck clerk with gun

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police are looking to track down a suspect involved in an armed robbery at Chung's Jewelry located near 24th Street and North Avenue.

Police say the robbery happened on Friday, June 7, around 4:10 p.m.

According to police, the suspect entered the store armed with a handgun and hit the clerk with it. He then fired a shot before making off with jewelry and money. He fled in an unknown direction.

Suspect in Chung's Jewelry thief robbery

Suspect in Chung's Jewelry thief robbery

Police describe the suspect as a male, black, in his 30s, standing 5'8" tall. He was last seen wearing a tan baseball hat, sunglasses and a blue hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to contact Milwaukee police at 414-935-7360.