Police investigating robbery on Appleton's west side

Posted: 11:18 AM, Aug 21, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-21 12:34:17-04
Police investigating robbery on Appleton's west side

Appleton Police are investigating an armed robbery of a west side convenience store overnight.

It happened early Tuesday morning around 2:37 a.m. Appleton Police officers responded to the report of an armed robbery occurring inside a business in the 1800 block of W. Wisconsin Avenue. A search of the area did not immediately result in a suspect being located.

In a news release from Appleton Police, the victim described the suspect as a male who attempted to conceal his identity with a mask and goggles. Police say the suspect robbed the business while displaying a knife.

The suspect was described as being about 6 foot tall with a slender build. He was dressed in dark clothing. He left the area on foot in a northbound direction. No one was hurt during the robbery.

Anyone with information is are asked to call Sgt. John Schira at the Appleton Police Department’s non-emergency phone number (920) 832-5500. If you have information, but wish to remain anonymous, please consider using the “REPORT” feature on the Appleton Police Department’s free phone app.

For additional information please contact Sgt. Lund at (920) 832-5509.