Appleton Police searching for Dollar General robbery suspect

A surveillance image shows the suspect in a Dec. 28, 2017 armed robbery of the Dollar General store on W. Wisconsin Avenue in Appleton. (Photo courtesy of Appleton Police)

APPLETON (WLUK) -- Appleton Police are searching for a suspect after a Dollar General was robbed.

It happened Thursday night just before 9:30 on West Wisconsin Avenue.

Police say the suspect had a knife and left with an unknown amount of cash.

No one was injured.

The suspect was described as a male, possibly in his late teens or early twenties.

Police say he's 5’8” to 5’10” and having a slim to average build.

The man was wearing a dark colored jacket and dark colored hat at the time of the robbery.

Anyone who has information is asked to call Sgt. Brian Leitzinger at the Appleton Police Department (920) 832-5541. If you have information, but wish to remain anonymous, please consider using Text-a-Tip. Text CRIMES (274-637) with the keyword APDTIPS at the start of your message.

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