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UPDATE: Person of interest in Markesan robbery in custody

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TUESDAY 9/29/2020 8:35 a.m.

MARKESAN, Wis. (WFRV) – A person of interest in connection with an armed robbery has been taken into cutsody.

According to Markesan Police, officers were dispatched to a report of an armed robbery at Ted’s Piggly Wiggly on Sunday shortly before 9 p.m.

The suspect allegedly entered the store and acted as if he was shopping. He then came to the checkout and pointed to what appeared to be a handgun in his waistband before demanding money.

Markesan Police say that a person of interest was taken into custody on a Department of Corrections warrant. No formal charges have been requested with the Green Lake County District Attorney.

No other details are available at this time.

Original Story: Markesan Police searching for Piggly Wiggly armed robbery suspect

MONDAY 9/28/2020 11:33 a.m.

MARKESAN, Wis. (WFRV) – Markesan Police are searching for an armed robbery suspect.

According to police, officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at Ted’s Piggly Wiggly on N. Margaret Street shortly before 9 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 27.

The suspect allegedly entered the store and acted as if he was shopping. He then came to the checkout and pointed to what appeared to be a handgun in his waistband before demanding money.

Markesan Police say the suspect is described as a white man, at least 6′ tall, with a skinny build. He was dressed in light-colored blue jeans and a bluish jacket/hoodie.

He fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Markesan Police Department at 920-398-2121 or the Crime Stoppers tip line at 1-800-438-8436 to remain anonymous.

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