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UPDATE: All 3 men located in Valders attempted armed robbery incident

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THURSDAY 7/15/2021 2:31 p.m.

MANITOWOC, Wis. (WFRV) – The Manitowoc Sheriff’s Department announced on Thursday that all three suspects involved in the Village of Valders attempted armed robbery incident on July 7, have been located.

According to deputies, on July 7, at around 11:30 p.m. deputies responded to the 400 block of Christel Drive for reports of an attempted armed robbery. Officials say that preliminary investigation led them to believe three suspects had entered an apartment and assaulted two men in the apartment complex with firearms and a crowbar.

Authorities say that both victims suffered significant injuries from being struck by the weapons and were taken to a local hospital to receive medical attention. Their conditions remain unknown at this time.

During their investigation, deputies identified the three suspects believed to be connected to the incident. The suspects were identified as 22-year-old Hunter Steiner from New Holstein, 21-year-old Brayton Zimmerman from Mount Calvary, and 23-year-old Chase Wagoner from Glenbeulah.

Authorities say Steiner has turned himself in at the Manitowoc County Jail and is being held on Arrest Warrants for Attempted Armed Robbery, Burglary-Armed with a Dangerous Weapon, Aggravated Battery, Possession of Burglarious Tools, and Bail Jumping. Officials say he is held in custody on a $50,000 cash bail.

Deputies report that Zimmerman was located in Fond du Lac County on Friday and after being interviewed by authorities was released pending further investigation.

Finally, officers report that the third suspect, Chase Wagoner, was arrested on Wednesday in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Deputies say Wagoner is being held at the Kent County Jail pending his extradition back to Wisconsin. Authorities report they will be referring charges of Attempted Armed Robbery, Burglary-Armed with a Dangerous Weapon, Aggravated Battery, and Possession of Burglarious Tools.

UPDATE: 1 of 3 suspects involved in armed robbery incident located, says Manitowoc deputies

FRIDAY 7/9/2021 7:55 p.m.

MANITOWOC, Wis. (WFRV) – The Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Office announced that one of the three suspects involved in an armed robbery incident on Wednesday in the Village of Valders has been located.

Deputies announced on Friday evening, Brayton Zimmerman was located. Officials say the other two suspects, identified as Chase A.G. Wagoner and Hunter M. Steiner, have not been found at this time.

Deputies remind residents that these suspects are considered to be armed and dangerous, so citizens should not confront them. If you have any information regarding this incident and the location of these suspects you are asked to call your local law enforcement agency or contact the Manitowoc County Crime Stoppers at 920-683-4466; or add the free P3 App to your Apple or Android phone and at a tip.

Original Story: Manitowoc deputies search for 3 suspects in attempted armed robbery incident, considered armed and dangerous

FRIDAY 7/9/2021 1:22 p.m.

MANITOWOC, Wis. (WFRV) – The Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Office is looking for three individuals involved in an attempted armed robbery incident that resulted in an injury.

Deputies say the armed robbery took place on Wednesday evening in the Village of Valders. Based on the ongoing investigation, officials say that they don’t believe the community is at risk as this was an isolated incident.

Authorities say these suspects, identified as Chase A.G. Wagoner, Brayton S. Zimmerman, and Hunter M. Steiner, are considered to be armed and dangerous, so residents are asked to not confront them.

If you have any information regarding this incident and the location of these suspects you are asked to call your local law enforcement agency or contact the Manitowoc County Crime Stoppers at 920-683-4466; or add the free P3 App to your Apple or Android phone and at a tip.

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