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Prescott police asking for the public's help in catching armed robber

The Prescott Police Department announced Tuesday it is asking for assistance from the public in identifying a supect in an armed robbery October 12 at BP Amoco, 302 Lake St. 

Police Chief Mike R. Bondarenko said in a news release, the robbery took place at 8:45 p.m. A five-foot-seven to five-foot-nine male weighing between 160 to 170 pounds walked into the store and demanded money from a clerk. The subject was wearing a shiny black jacket with a hood and a bandana over his nose and mouth. The suspect has dark hair and wears glasses. The suspect displayed a partially concealed object the clerk believed was a weapon. The suspect fled on food with an undisclosed amount of cash. 

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Robert Funk at the Police Department on (715) 262-5512, extension 320 or any Prescott police officer. 

Jason Schulte

Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts. 

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