Armed Robbery- 2000 Block of E. Locust St.

On Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at about 11:40pm, an armed robbery occurred in the 2000 block of E. Locust St. (Near the alleyway between N. Maryland Ave. and N. Farwell Ave.).  A UWM student was walking when a suspect  came from the alley and pushed him to the ground.  The suspect displayed a black handgun and obtained the victim’s wallet.  The suspect was last seen fleeing northbound in the alley.

The suspect is described as: a black or Hispanic male, in his 30’s, 5’10”-6’0”, medium build; last seen wearing a black ski mask, dark colored long sleeve shirt, dark baggie blue jeans, black shoes, and armed with a black handgun

The investigation is being handled by the Milwaukee Police Department.  Please call their Tip Line, (414) 935-7360, if you have any information about the incident.

Please report suspicious activity to the UW-Milwaukee Police Department at (414) 229-4627.