Minnesota Man In Custoday After Armed Robbery In Wisconsin

Sunday, July 22nd, 2012 at 9:35 am

A Minnesota man was arrested after robbing James Pharmacy in Barron, Wisconsin.

According to the Barron Police Department, at about 5pm on Friday, the Barron County Sheriff’s Department received a report of an armed robbery at James Pharmacy in Barron.

The initial report stated that the suspect had a gun but it was changed to a suspect with a knife.

When officers arrived the suspect fled on foot and was eventually arrested about four and a half hours later.

The 25 year old suspect, Justin Robert Pnewski of Minnesota, was taken to the Barron County Jail where he was booked on charges of armed robbery and resisting arrest.

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