SHEBOYGAN — Police are searching for a suspect who attacked a woman outside a pharmacy on Sheboygan’s north side Monday evening.
Just before 6 PM, the Sheboygan Police Department responded to Aurora Pharmacy, located at at 509 Superior Avenue, for a woman who was attacked and pushed to the ground. When officers, they found a woman laying in the street by her vehicle.
A 50 year old woman was approached by a male party who knocked her to the ground and took her purse, again fleeing on foot according to Lieutenant Kurt Brasser. The woman received a laceration to her head and the woman was transported to St. Nicholas Hospital by Sheboygan Fire Department Ambulance for treatment and released.
The suspect is described as a male white, wearing a dark jacket, blue jeans and black work boot style shoes. His face was concealed with a ski mask only revealing the area around his eyes and nose.
On Saturday morning at approximately 2 PM, Sheboygan Police responded to Walgreens, at North 14th Street and Erie Avenue for a strong-arm robbery. A 48 year old female was approached by a male party who subsequently pushed her against her vehicle and took her purse before fleeing the scene eastbound through the parking lot.
The suspect described as a male white, approximately 6 feet tall with a pale complexion and dark rings under his eyes. The suspect was further described as wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black T-shirt, blue jeans and tennis shoes with the Air Jordan logo on the heel.
The investigation related to both cases is ongoing.
As a result of these two incidents, officials is asking anyone with information related to either incident to call the Sheboygan Police Department at (920) 459-3333.
“We are also asking citizens to take additional precautions when visiting a pharmacy. Park in a well lit area close to the door, and if possible, don’t go alone,” said Brasser. “Women should carry their purses tight to their body and where a shoulder strap.”
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