Police need your help to identify armed robbery suspect

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- The Milwaukee Police Department is searching for a suspect wanted for an armed robbery.

The incident happened around 7:20 am on December 7 at a Walgreens store located at 9040 W. Good Hope Road. The victim, a store employee, arrived to open the business when the suspect followed him inside as the door was closing. The suspect displayed a long-barreled handgun, forced the employee to open a safe, and fled with the stolen money in a backpack.

The suspect is described as a male, black, 5’9” tall, and wearing a large winter coat with a camouflage pattern on the exterior and orange on the interior. The coat also has fur around the outside opening of the hood. The suspect’s face was covered with a black cloth or mask and he was wearing multiple different colored t-shirts underneath the coat along with blue jean pants and brown work gloves. He was carrying a gray backpack with an orange interior.

If you recognize the suspect in these photos, please contact Milwaukee Police at 414-935-7360.