South Milwaukee police seek suspect who hit Walgreens employee with gun during robbery

SOUTH MILWAUKEE -- South Milwaukee police are looking for the suspect responsible for an armed robbery in which a Walgreens employee was struck in the head with a gun.

It happened at the Walgreens store in the 2900 block of S. Chicago Avenue in South Milwaukee on Wednesday, May 27th, shortly before 1:00 p.m.

Police say a black male displaying a handgun was able to obtain prescription medication from the pharmacy.

An employee was struck in the head by the suspect with the gun.

The suspect then fled the store -- running in a northwest direction.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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