Shorewood police arrest armed robbery suspect

Shorewood police arrest armed robbery suspect

By Amy Burke. CREATED Jan 24, 2014 - UPDATED: May 30, 2014

UPDATE: Shorewood police said they have a 25 year-old West Allis man in custody for an armed robbery at Hayek's Pharmacy.

The investigation is ongoing.


SHOREWOOD -- Police are searching for a suspect involved in an armed robbery Friday morning.

The suspect entered  through the back door of Hayek's Pharmacy, 4001 N Downer Ave., around 9 a.m., displayed a small revolver and demanded perscription drugs, according to a release from the Shorewood Police Department.

The suspect fired one round of bullets into the floor while waiting for employees to gather the perscription drugs. Upon receiving, he fled out the same back door.

The suspect is described as a male, 5-foot-9, with an average build. He was wearing multiple hooded sweatshirts, a black ski mask and dark pants.

No injuries were reported.

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Amy Burke joined TODAY'S TMJ4 as an Interactive Web Editor in December 2013. She was born and raised in Naperville, Illinois and majored in journalism at Indiana University.