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Appleton Police Investigate Strong Armed Robbery

Appleton Police Investigate Strong Armed Robbery

By Mike Conroy. CREATED Jul 17, 2012

APPLETON, Wis.--The Appleton Police Department is investigating what it calls a strong armed robbery late Monday night. Investigators say a woman was walking in the 300 block of Washington street when she was attacked by an unidentified man around 11:50pm.

The victim's purse was stolen and officers say she was slightly injured in the incident. The suspect is described as a tanned white male, possibly Hispanic, wearing dark clothing.

Investigators ask anyone who may have information to call the Appleton Police Department at 920-832-5500 or contact We-Tip at 1-800-78-CRIME. (800-782-7463)