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Suspects rob downtown Milwaukee jewelry store

CREATED May 28, 2014

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MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Police are searching for two armed robbery suspects.

Police said two males entered Schwanke-Kasten Jewelers, 623 N. Milwaukee Street, around 3:30 p.m. with hammers and smashed holes in the glass of a display case. Three watches were stolen.
 
They fled on foot and entered the passenger side of a van with a third suspect acting as a getaway driver. The vehicle was recovered, abandoned, a short time later, according to police.
 
Suspect #1 is described as a black or Hispanic male, between 18-25 years-old, 5’7”-5’10”, 140-170 pounds, with black medium-length hair and a light complexion. He was last seen wearing a royal blue or purple pullover sweatshirt with “NIKE” in white or silver lettering, a white and black striped shirt, and baggy light colored blue jeans.
 
Suspect #2 is described as a black or Hispanic male, between 18-25 years-old, 5’9”-5’11”, 150-175 pounds, with a light complexion. He was last seen wearing a light gray pullover sweatshirt with the white letters “WMU” on the front, light colored sweatpants, a beanie-style cap with “CHICAGO” on it, and black shoes with white soles.
 
Anyone with information is asked to call Milwaukee Police at 414-935-7360.