Deputies search for armed robbery suspect

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TOWN OF FLAMBEAU, Wis. (WEAU) The Rusk County Sheriff's Department is searching for an armed robbery suspect.

They say it happened at the Family Dollar Store in the town of Flambeau, on the western edge of Ladysmith just before 8 PM Wednesday.

They say a man wearing a blue bandanna around his face entered the store holding a handgun.

He has been described as a thin male, about 5’2” to 5’5” in his late 20's or early 30's.

They say he fled the scene with an unknown amount of cash.

If you have any information, you are asked to call the Ladysmith Police or Rusk County Sheriff's Department.