Multiple witnesses including kids at a Southside park noticed other children with covered faces and carrying knives attempting or robbing victims.
By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.
July 16, 2015
Milwaukee, WI – On Thursday, police were called to the Modzejewski Park and Playground at the 1000 block of W. Cleveland Ave. around 3:00 p.m. to investigate a possible attempted or armed robbery of victims by a group of young kids with covered faces and carrying knives. The children ages between 12 to 15 were involved in the alleged illegal activity were described as 1 Hispanic, 1 White and two Afro-Americans, according to a witness who wants to be anonymous, but reported the incident to police.
There were around 50 children at the Modzejewski Park, which is a Milwaukee County park at the time of the incident. Most of them witnessed the unusual activity by the five teens who were engaged in alleged crime activity as a group.
The teen alleged crime group reported on Cleveland Ave. is believed to also target Kosciusko County Park at the 700 block of W. Lincoln Ave., according to other witnesses. Milwaukee police have not reported any armed robberies or attempted robberies being committed by any young group of kids in the Southside.