Update 9/30 UPDATED INFORMATION: BP Robbery 09/26/16
The Racine County Sheriff’s Office has been actively investigating the robbery of the BP gas station on 09/26/16 in the Town of Norway.
Sheriff’s investigators have been working with several regional law enforcement agencies that have experienced similar incidents in their respective jurisdictions. As of 09/30/16 the individual responsible for the armed robbery in the Town of Norway has been identified and taken into custody in Milwaukee County.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing and the identity of the suspect is being withheld due to active investigations. Additional information will be made available once it is determined the investigation has been concluded.
On 09/26/2016 at 2:45 pm, the Racine County Sheriff’s Office responded to the BP Gas Station located at 7812 S. Loomis Rd in the Town of Norway for a report of an armed robbery. Upon arrival Racine County Sheriff’s Deputies and investigators learned a single suspect entered the store while armed with a rifle. The suspect robbed the store of an undetermined amount of cash and tobacco products. Nobody was hurt during the robbery. The suspect fled the scene prior to deputies’ arrival.
The suspect is described as a male black 5’6” – 6’ tall. He has a thin to medium build. His age is believed to be in his mid-20’s to early 30’s. He was wearing a black jacket over a gray hoodie and dark colored pants. The suspect was driving a faded dark blue Toyota Corolla with unknown license plates.
The Racine County Sheriff’s Office is looking for assistance in identifying the suspect in this robbery. If anyone has any information about this robbery or the suspect they are urged to call the Racine County Communications Center at (262) 886-2300. Callers may remain anonymous if they wish. Several photos from security footage of the suspect and vehicle have been included with this release.
The investigation into this robbery ongoing.