Police called out to two Advance Auto Parts stores for separate robberies in ten-minute period

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MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police on Wednesday night, January 13th were on the scene of robberies at two separate Advance Auto Parts stores. These incidents occurred within a ten-minute period.

The first robbery was an armed robbery, which occurred around 6:50 p.m. at an Advance Auto Parts store near 15th and North Avenue.

Police say two suspects entered the store and displayed dark-colored handguns. They were able to get away with cash.

The suspects fled the scene on foot.

Police describe the suspects as two black males, wearing dark clothing, between the ages of 18 and 22. Both wore scarves covering their faces.

No injuries were reported.

Ten minutes later, officers were dispatched to the Advance Auto Parts store near Fond du Lac Avenue and Capitol Drive for a robbery.

It’s unclear what was taken from the store.

No injuries were reported.

It’s unclear how many suspects may have been involved in this incident.

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