Armed Robbery -Princeton Mobil Gas Station

To: Media
From: Chief Matthew Bargenquast   
Princeton Police Department
531 S. Fulton St
Princeton, WI  53968
#920-295-6250 EXT 1
RE: Armed Robbery // SS #943.32(2) Class C Felony
PPD Case #13PPD0443
Date/Time: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 10:51 p.m.
Suspect: Adult, white male, 
Approximately 25-45 years of age
Approximately 200-230 lbs.
Approximately 5'08" tall
Wearing a black face mask, black Adidas hooded
sweatshirt, blue jeans, a black hat with gray
trim and a CHEVY emblem on the brim and white
Nike tennis shoes
***See two images attached at end of this message***

Information:

On Wednesday, August 21, 2013, at 10:51pm, the Green Lake County Sheriff's E911 Communications Center received a report of an armed robbery at the Mobil Gas Station in Princeton. Officers for the City of Princeton Police Department and Sheriff's Deputies were in the area, responded, and arrived within minutes.

The suspect entered the gas station wearing black face mask, a black hooded sweatshirt with adidas white lettering on the front, blue jeans, a black hat with gray trim and a CHEVY emblem on the brim, and white Nike tennis shoes. The suspect walked up next to the clerk displayed a knife and pushed the knife into his side demanding cash. The suspect did obtain an undisclosed amount of cash. City of Princeton Police, Green Lake County Sheriff's Deputies, and City of Omro K-9 unit searched the residential area including back yards, parks, and apartment complexes.

A neighborhood canvass was also conducted; no suspect or related evidence was found.

According to a witness, the suspect exited the Mobil gas station and ran around the back of the building and east on West Main Street. The Omro K-9 tracked the suspect to the back of the gas station through a back yard and east on West Main Street where it lost the suspects scent. No one was injured during the incident.

Video including clear audio is in the process of being obtained and will be released in the near future.
This armed robbery remains under investigation by the Princeton Police Department with the assistance of the Green Lake County Sheriff's Office. Law enforcement officials are seeking the identity of the suspect pictured within the images. Any information concerning this incident should be forward to the Princeton Police Department, Green Lake County Sheriff's Office or may be reported anonymously to Green Lake County Crime Stoppers.


Any information regarding this or any other crime may be reported anonymously to Green Lake County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-GET-THEM (1-800-438-8436), emailed to getthem@co.green-lake.wi.us or texted 847411 keyword "getthem". Tipsters may be eligible for up to $1000.00 cash reward for information leading to the arrest of suspects or recovery of this property.

Release Prepared by:
Matthew Bargenquast
Chief of Police
Princeton Police Department
Princeton, WI

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