Appleton Police investigating armed robbery at Capital Credit Union


SEARCHING FOR TWO SUSPECTS IN AN ARMED ROBBERY IN APPLETON. POLICE SAY TWO MASKED MEN ROBBED A CREDIT UNION AROUND NOON.. AND THEN LEADrt OFFICERS ON A HIGH SPEED CHASE. NBC26’S MO HAIDER IS LIVE IN APPLETON TONIGHT WITH THE LATEST. MEGAN..OFFICERS TELL ME rtTHOSE SUSPECTS ROBBED THIS CAPITAL CREDIT UNION ON EAST CALUMET STREET. IT’S NO LONGER AN ACTIVE SCENE…BrtUT EARLIER OFFICERS SAY IT WAS A DANGEROUS SITUATION EVEN SOME NEARBY SCHOOLS WERE PLACED ON LOCKDOWN FOR SAFETY PURPOSES. THE APPLETON rt rtPOLICE DEPARTMENT SAYS THEY GOT THE CALL FROM WORKERS INSIDE OF THE CREDIT UNION AROUND NOON TODAY. THE VICTIMS SAY TWO MASKED MEN CAME IN AND HELD THEM AT GUNPOINT..DEMANDIN G MONEY. rtPOLICE SAY THEY FLED TO A NEARBY VEHICLE…AND AN OFFICER SPOTTED IT JUST MINUTES AFTER rtTHE CALL…HEADING SOUTHBOUND ON HIGHWAY 441. OFFICERS DECIDED TO STOP PURSUIT…BECAUSE rtTHE CAR WAS GOING OVER A 100 MILES AN HOUR…AND BELIEVE IT WOULD PUT THE PUBLIC IN DANGER.. SERGEANT LUND SAYS NONE OF THE THE CREDIT UNION rt rtEMPLOYEES WERE HARMED. APPLETON POLICE DEPARTMENT SAYS THE SUSPECTS FLED IN A 2008 GRAY PONTIAC – WITH THE LICENSE PLrtATE 646- XVV. THEY ARE ASKING TO THE PUBLIC TO NOT STOP THEM..INSTEAD CALL 911. LIVE IN APPLETON.. rt MO HAIDER.. NBC26.

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