Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week: Armed Robbery in Racine

Anyone with information about this crime can leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers. An arrest could also lead to a reward of up to $1,000 for the tipster!

Racine Police are asking for the community's help to apprehend the suspect of an armed robbery over the weekend at Family Dollar at 2300 Rapids Drive.

According to witnesses, at 4:31 p.m. Saturday, the suspect entered the store and approached the counter. He pointed a black, semi-automatic handgun at the victim and placed a note on the counter demanding money. The victim handed over an unspecified amount of money, and the suspect fled, last seen on Layard Avenue.

The victim described the suspect:

  • Black male
  • 50 - 60 years old
  • 175 - 195 pounds
  • Last seen wearing a grey cap, yellow coat, white t-shirt and khaki pants.

If anyone has any information, they can leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers. Tips that lead to arrest can also lead to a reward of up to $1,000 for the tipster. Call 1-888-636-9330, email: http://racine.crimestoppersweb.com, or text message: RACS to 274637(CRIMES).


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