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UPDATE: Rusk Co. authorities looking for witness of armed robbery

Rusk County (Press Release) - The Rusk County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Family Dollar Store, located in the Town of Flambeau, Rusk County. The armed robbery occurred on Wednesday afternoon, January 15 at approximately 7:50 p.m.
During the investigation, the Rusk County Sheriff's Department received information of a possible witness to events leading up to the armed robbery. Rusk County Sheriff David Kaminski is asking for the public's assistance in locating the possible witness. The witness, who is male, is described as being approximately 20 years of age, having a medium build, 5'8" to 6'0" tall and wearing a black-colored sweatshirt and brown-colored Carhartt overalls.
The possible witness was in the Family Dollar Store around the time of the robbery and left in a silver-colored Ford pick-up truck with a possible lift kit with large tires.
Anyone with information of this possible witness is encouraged to contact the Rusk County Sheriff's Office at 715-532-2200 or Rusk County Crime Stoppers at 715-532-2206.
Rusk County (WQOW)- A Rusk County business was held up at gunpoint Wednesday night.

The sheriff's office says the Family Dollar store on Highway 8 in the town of Flambeau was robbed just before 8 o'clock.  The suspect is described as a thin man in his late 20's or early 30's, anywhere from 5'02" to 5'05" tall.  Call law enforcement if you can help.


Press Release from Rusk County Sheriff's Department On 01/15/2014 at 7:54 PM the Rusk County Sheriffs Office received a report of an armed robbery at W8612 HWY 8 (Family Dollar Store), in the Town of Flambeau, County of Rusk. This is located on the western edge of the City of Ladysmith.
The suspect is described as a thin male, 5'02" to 5'05" , in his late 20's to early 30's. The suspect was wearing a blue bandanna around his face, an orange colored sweatshirt, and blue jeans. The suspect displayed a silver colored handgun during the robbery.
The suspect fled the scene with an unknown amount of cash.
The Rusk County Sheriff's Office with the assistance of the Ladysmith Police Department are currently investigating the armed robbery.
Any information on this case , please contact the Rusk County Sheriff's Office at 715-532-2200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-0919

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