Monday, 25 November 2013 16:54

Suspect Arrested in Cash Grab from Racine Auto Parts Store

A 25-year-old Racine, WI, man was arrested minutes after grabbing two bank bags full of cash from a nearby auto parts store, police said. The man walked into Gordon Auto Parts, 1401 King Drive, shortly after 8 a.m. and inquired about some merchandise, according to the Racine Police Department.

As the store owner gathered the merchandise, the man shoved him to the floor, grabbed the bags and fled. Minutes later a man matching the robber's description was seen entering a residence in the 1400 block of West St. Police surrounded the home and took the man into custody. The store owner suffered minor injuries, and police recovered the bank bags and cash. Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call the Racine Police  (262) 635-7756, or Racine Crimestoppers, (262) 636-9330.