Armed suspect knocks out bartender, robs Washington County tavern

CREATED Apr 22, 2014

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TOWN OF WAYNE -- An armed suspect robbed a tavern in the Town of Wayne Tuesday morning, taking off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The robbery occurred around 1:45 a.m. at CC’s Place, 8892 Cty Tk W.

Deputies said at closing time, an armed subject forced his way into the tavern and knocked a 27 year-old female bartender to the floor.

He then pointed a firearm at the employee and demanded money, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

The suspect was described as 5’8” tall, with a medium build and was wearing a ski mask.

There were no customers inside at the time of the robbery, and the employee was not seriously hurt, police said.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information should contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Office at 262-335-4378.