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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Armed Robbery - Dollar Tree

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Incident Type: Armed Robbery

Location: Dollar Tree - 3038 Fish Hatchery Road

Incident Date: 4/15/20

Date of Release: 4/15/20

Case #: FP20-0006161

Completed By: Sgt. Ryan Michels


On April 15, 2020, at approximately 10:37 a.m., officers with the Fitchburg Police Department responded to the Dollar Tree, 3038 Fish Hatchery Road, for a reported armed robbery. The investigation revealed that a male suspect entered the store, approached the cashier and demanded money from the cash register. During the robbery the suspect was armed with a small pry bar and threatened the employee with it.

The suspect fled the store with an undisclosed amount of cash.

There were no injuries during this incident and no arrests have been made at this time.

Suspect Description:

The suspect is described as a black male in his 40s, approximately 6’ to 6’2”, with a thin build. He was wearing a blue ribbed jacket with a gray hooded sweatshirt underneath. He had on gray pants, brown work boots, and a black mask.

If you have information regarding the incident or the suspect you can:

-Contact the Fitchburg Police Department at (608) 270-4300

-Contact the Fitchburg Police Department’s Anonymous Tipster Line at (608) 270-4321

-Send a text to 847411 with the Keyword “Fitchburg”

-Contact Madison Area Crime Stoppers at (608)266-6014 or Crime Stoppers tipsters may be eligible for a cash reward.

Surveillance Image of Suspect

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