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Police: Two in custody for questioning in attempted robbery at Racine home

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RACINE — Racine police say two suspects have been taken into custody for questioning about their alleged role in an attempted robbery on Virginia Street on Monday evening, May 16th.

Officials say around 9:45 p.m., the 23-year-old victim had apparently been approached by two suspects at a home. The two suspects demanded money. The victim fled the scene in his vehicle and was pursued by the suspects. It was learned that the victim was able to lose the suspects.

Investigating officers identified the address of one of the suspects in this case — and issued a search warrant for evidence. Two suspects were later taken into custody for interviews.

Racine police investigators are interested in any information that anyone may have about this crime. Any witnesses, or citizens with information, are encouraged to call the Racine Police Department Investigations Unit at 262-635-7756. Those who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crimestoppers at 262-636-9330, or text 274637 (CRIMES). Text message should begin with RACS.

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