MPD seeks help to ID suspects in attempted armed robbery

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- Milwaukee police are asking the public to help identify two attempted armed robbery suspects involved in an incident at the Community Financial Check Cashing Services Center on N. Teutonia Avenue on Saturday, March 1st at approximately 12:30 pm.

The suspects entered the business with a black semi-automatic handgun and ordered all the patrons inside to the ground. They then demanded money from the bank tellers but were unable to obtain anything. They fled on foot eastbound from the location.

Suspect #1 is described as a male, black, between 20-27 years-old, light-skinned, 5'9"-6' tall, and a thinner build. He was last seen wearing a dark t-shirt over a darker hooded sweatshirt. The hood was up and a darker hat or mask was pulled over his face. He also had on dark jeans and had a black backpack slung over his shoulder.

Suspect #2 is described as a male, black, between 20-27 years-old, 5'8"-6' tall, with a medium build and light-brown complexion. He was last seen wearing a red-hooded sweatshirt with the word "WISCONSIN" across the chest in white letters, light gray sweatpants, and white shoes. He also had a black half mask from the chin to his eyes over his face.

Anyone with information is asked to call Milwaukee Police at 414-935-7360.