South Milwaukee robbery suspect arrested

Suspect involved in pair of attempted business robberies in South Milwaukee on July 2, 2021.

South Milwaukee police have arrested a 65-year-old man in connection to pair of attempted robberies that happened Friday afternoon, July 2.

Police responded to the report that a single person had tried to rob two businesses near Chicago and Manistique – just north of Drexel – around 1:20 p.m.

The suspect implied that he had a weapon at both robberies, but no weapon was observed, officials say. The suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival.

Police describe the suspect as a Black male, 5'10"-5'11" tall with short black-and-gray hair. He had tattoos on his chest, back and arms.

The incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the South Milwaukee Police Department at 414-768-8060. 

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