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Racine police are searching for two males suspected of robbing at gunpoint O’Reilly Auto Parts on Rapids Drive. Racine Uncovered News is reporting that 911 calls came into dispatch around 8 p.m. from an employee who was in the back of the store and witnessed the suspects come in the front. The two men may both have been armed when they ordered the store manager to the floor and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. Witnesses described the men for police:
  • 2 Hispanic males
  • One wearing a red hoodie with blue jeans armed with a semi automatic gun
  • One suspect is about 5’5″ 150-170 pounds
  • The second suspect is 5’7″  and 175 pounds
  • Second suspect was wearing a grey, zip-up hoodie with light blue jeans and armed with a smaller, silver gun
  • Both men fled on foot
There were no injuries reported, and as of 8:30 Tuesday night, officers remained on scene and had secured the area. If anyone has information about this crime, they can leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at (262) 636-9330, via e-mail through the website www.racine.crimestoppersweb.com, or by sending a text message to CRIMES (274637) and typing in TIP417 with your text message.

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