LA CROSSE, Wis. (WEAU) -- The La Crosse Police Department is asking for your help finding an armed robbery suspect. Police said they were called about an armed robbery at the Kwik Trip at 1133 West George Street just after 12:45 Tuesday morning. Police said the suspect was by himself.
“The suspect is described as a white male approximately about 5 foot 9, 6 feet tall, thin build, wearing a light gray hooded sweatshirt that was pulled over his head, and he was also wearing a black ski mask and some white gloves,” said Lieutenant Patrick Hogan.
Police said the suspect came into the store, showed a revolver and demanded money. They said he took an undisclosed amount of cash and two cartons of cigarettes before leaving in an unknown direction. Police said right now there’s no threat to the public.
“No, not at this time at all. There were no customers in the store. There were a couple of employees and they were a little shaken by the incident,” said Hogan.
No one was hurt during the armed robbery. If you have any information, call the La Crosse Police Department at 608-785-5962 or the La Crosse Area Crime Stoppers at 608-784-8477.