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Armed robbery attempted at Middleton restaurant, police say

December 18, 2018

A man attempted to rob a Middleton restaurant at gunpoint Monday night, but fled without getting any money.

Nobody was injured in the robbery attempted reported at about 7:15 p.m. at Arby’s, 8321 Murphy Drive, Middleton police said.

“The suspect entered the store, jumped over the counter and displayed a small, black handgun,” said Sgt. Jessica Quamme.

The suspect fled out the back door of the restaurant.

He is a light-skinned black man, about 20 years old, 5 feet, 4 inches tall, skinny, wearing a green jacket over a blue hooded sweatshirt and jeans.

Anyone with information about the attempted armed robbery is asked to call or text Middleton police, 824-7300, or call the tip line, 824-7304.

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