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Deputies investigate armed robbery at Chippewa County home

PRESS RELEASE (Chippewa County Sheriff's Department) -- On Saturday 5/31/2014 at 0547am a resident of 20428 75th avenue contacted the Chippewa County Sheriff's Office to report that a male and female had just forced their way into the home, armed themselves with knifes, and demanded the victims wallet and other items. An altercation took place between a male occupant at the residence and the male intruder. No injuries were reported. After the altercation the Male and Female fled the residence.
In the residence at the time was two adult males and a juvenile female.
The investigation revealed that the suspect and victim knew each other. At this time it is believed that this was an isolated incident and the public is not in danger.
If any person has any information about this incident they are urged to contact the Chippewa County Sheriff's Office Online Tipster site at:
http://co.chippewa.wi.us/government/sheriff/online-tipster
Suspects and persons of interest have been developed and the case remains under investigation.
Names, photos, and further information will be released at a later date.
Contact for this news release is Lt. Chad Holum Chippewa County Sheriffs Dept. 715-726-7713


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