Officials seek suspect in robbery of Lake Five Service in Richfield

RICHFIELD (WITI) -- Washington County Sheriff's officials are seeking the suspect responsible for an armed robbery that occurred at Lake Five Service in Richfield on Saturday, March 8th.

It happened just before 8:00 p.m.

Sheriff's officials say a man wearing a ski mask entered the store, displayed a handgun and demanded cash from the clerk. The suspect reached over the counter and removed the contents of the cash register, then left the store on foot.

Witnesses indicated the suspect ran to a waiting car, which was a red two-door hatchback, and fled west bound on County Highway Q.

The case remains under investigation.

Anyone with information relating to the robbery is encouraged to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (262) 335-4420 or through the WE Tipline 1-800-232-0594.