Armed Robber Ties Up Clerk at Radio Shack, Steals Electronics

BELOIT -- An employee at a Radio Shack was tied up by an armed man during a robbery Wednesday morning.

Police say that at 9:15am, a man armed with a handgun walked into the Radio Shack at 2690 Cranston Road, took the clerk to the rear of the store and tied him up. That's when a second person entered the store and helped steal electronic equipment.

The clerk was not hurt, and was able to get free and call police after the two men left.

Descriptions from police are as follows:

Subject 1: Black male, approx. 6’1”, slim build, white shirt, shorts
Subject 2: Black male, wearing a hooded sweatshirt

Anyone with information is asked to call Beloit Police.

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