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‘Empty the register:’ Milwaukee police seek male who robbed Walgreens

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MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating an armed robbery that happened early Monday morning, Feb. 24 at the Walgreens store near Brady Street and Warren Avenue. It happened around 5:30 a.m.

Police said a male entered the store, approached the front counter, and displayed a piece of paper with “empty the register” written on it.

He had his hand inside his pocket, implying that he had a gun.

He obtained money and fled in an unknown direction.

Anyone with information was asked to contact MPD.

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