Police arrest person of interest in Piggly Wiggly robbery

Published: Sep. 28, 2020 at 12:09 PM CDT
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MARKESAN, Wis. (WBAY) - Police say a person of interest in the robbery of a Markesan grocery store is in custody.

The person was arrested on a Department of Corrections warrant. Formal charges have not been filed yet. The person’s name was not released.

The person of interest is connected to the Sept. 27 robbery of Ted’s Piggly Wiggly, 450 N. Margaret St.

Police are told the robber acted like a shopper, but at the checkout he pointed to what looked like a handgun in his waistband and demanded money.

Police rarely reveal how much money is taken in a robbery.

Markesan Police thanked the community for sharing information about the crime.

If you have information that could help investigators, call Markesan police at (920) 398-2121 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously and toll-free at 1-800-438-8436.

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