Kenosha Police Search For Suspect After Escape From Stand-off

KENOSHA, WI (WLIP)–Kenosha Police are on the lookout for a suspect wanted for armed robbery and several other crimes.

34 year old Ricardo Garcia has an extensive criminal history and allegedly robbed a Kenosha store on Tuesday.

Police say they were tipped off that Garcia was at a Kenosha home near the 5300 block of 19th Avenue.

Despite SWAT teams surrounding the house for several hours, Garcia was able to escape-most likely before the home was completely contained.

Garcia has multiple other warrants out for his arrest-including failure to update his information as a sex offender multiple times.

He pleaded guilty to 3rd degree sexual assault in 2013 and for threats to a law enforcement officer in 2018. He’s considered armed and dangerous.

If you have info on his whereabouts, contact Kenosha Police Detective Howard at (262)-656-7333.

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