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Crime Stoppers following up public tips on Citgo holdup in La Crosse

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Citizens of La Crosse are helping police track down whoever robbed a State Road Citgo station last week on the south side of La Crosse.

Lt. Linnea Miller from the La Crosse Area Crime Stoppers program says no arrest has been made.

“We’re on the lookout for identification of the suspect in the armed robbery,” Miller told WIZM, “and we’ve had a tremendous response from the community, and an outpouring of information that has come in, which is wonderful.”    

Police suspect that two men pointed guns at the owner of the Citgo back on Jan. 16. They went away with about $1,500.

Miller just shifted to the Crime Stoppers program, although she has been with the La Crosse Police Department for 22 years. 

The Crime Stoppers tip line is (608) 784-TIPS, and callers can remain anonymous.

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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