Candy store robbed at gun point


gun2On Saturday, January 9, 2016, at 8:07pm, officers responded to Your Mini Sweet Shop, 1132 S. Memorial Dr. reference an armed robbery. Upon officers arrival, they spoke with the store clerk who stated an unknown suspect entered the store, pointed a handgun at him and demanded money from the register. The clerk gave the suspect an unknown amount of cash, and the suspect fled the store in an unknown direction.

The investigation is active and ongoing. Investigators conducted a neighborhood canvas and are currently following up on leads and information. No suspect description is available at this time.

Racine Police investigators are interested in any additional information that anyone may have about this crime. Any witnesses, or citizens with information, are urged to call the Racine Police Department Investigations Unit at (262) 635-7756.

You may also contact Crimestoppers with your anonymous tips at (262) 636-9330, or by texting RACS plus the message to CRIMES (274637) and referring to Tipsoft I.D. #TIP417 with your text message.