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A Robbery In Richfield Is Under Investigation

On Tuesday, October 17 at approximately 5:25 p.m., the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an attempted strong-armed robbery in the Village of Richfield. The caller reported receiving an unexpected package from UPS. After a resident brought the package inside, a black male wearing a gray sweatshirt and orange Hi-Vis vest knocked on the door. The suspect advised a package was delivered for him at this address. He attempted to force his way into the residence to take it. A physical confrontation occurred between the suspect and the residents. The suspect then fled the area.

At approximately 9:35pm, The Washington County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the same residence that two black males, armed with guns, broke a window and entered the home. The residents told the intruders that the package had been turned over to the Sheriff’s Office. The suspects then fled the residence.



Initial witness reports indicate there was a vehicle in the area of the first incident that may have been involved. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is seeking any information about this incident, including video surveillance. You can contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Office at 262-335-4378.