Armed robbery reported at Shawano store

An armed robbery was reported at about 7 p.m. Thursday at Maurice’s, 170 Woodlawn Drive in Shawano.

According to police, a lone male suspect forced his way in through the front doors while a store employee was locking the doors for closing.

Once inside, the suspect displayed a handgun and ordered an employee to give him money. The employee complied and the suspect left the store.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, late 20s to early 30s, approximately 5’8” with an average build. The suspect was wearing a dark colored hoodie sweatshirt and dark denim jeans along with a ski mask.

The suspect left the store with an undisclosed amount of money. There were no customers in the store during the robbery and no one was injured.

The Shawano Police Department is asking anyone with any information to contact the department at 715-524-4545. Callers can remain anonymous.

Police Chief Dan Mauel said Friday morning that the investigation is continuing.