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Green Bay Police investigating robbery at El Ranchito, no injuries reported

Anyone with information which may help police is asked to call 920-448-3200
Updated: May. 16, 2021 at 6:28 PM CDT
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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - Members of the Green Bay Police Department say no one was injured after what they say was a robbery at El Ranchito late Sunday afternoon.

According to police, officers were called to the specialty convenience store, located on the 200 block of Webster Avenue, at about 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Police say the suspect, who officers could only identify as a man at this time, used a knife during the incident, and was able to get away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Officials attempted to track the suspect using a K9 unit, however no one is in custody as of this time.

Juan Ortega, an employee at El Ranchito, says a man pointed a knife at Ortega’s colleague, who Ortega identified as a female.

He went on to say the suspect grabbed his colleague’s sweatshirt, pointed a knife at Ortega’s colleague, and held her close to him while demanding money.

Ortega says his colleague was not stabbed during the incident. He added there weren’t any customers inside at the time of the robbery.

Afterwards, Ortega said the man left on foot, saying he saw at least $10 in the suspect’s hand.

Police had cleared the scene as of 6:45 p.m. Sunday.

If you have any information which may help police, you’re asked to call them at 920-448-3200.

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