The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the report of a highway robbery in the Town of Casco Monday night. Authorities received a call shortly after 8PM from a woman reporting that her purse was taken at knifepoint after she had stopped to assist what she believed was a person needing roadside assistance. The victim told Sheriff’s Deputies that she was southbound on County C, near the intersection with County A when she saw a dark colored pickup truck on the side of the road. When she stopped to see if any help was needed a white male in his early 20’s approached her with a knife demanding money. He was described as wearing a black jacket and black ski mask. The woman turned her purse over to the man and he sped away, northbound on County C.
The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department is asking anyone with information regarding the incident to call 1-(920)-388-7108.