Janesville police investigating Thursday armed robbery

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Gazette staff
Friday, August 22, 2014

JANESVILLE—Janesville police are asking the public's help in finding armed robbery suspect Jerard A. Edwards, 21, no address listed.

Edwards, and two other suspects, were involved in an armed robbery at 8 p.m. Thursday at 202 S. Academy St. according to a Janesville Police Department news release.

According to the release, the victims who knew Edwards, told police the suspects knocked on their door and when they answered it, the suspects pointed a gun at them and took their money before fleeing the area in a black car.

Edwards is described as a black male, 5-foot-11 and 180 pounds. The other suspects are described as black males wearing white T-shirts, black baseball caps and sunglasses.

If anyone has information on this crime, call police at 608-755-3100 or Janesville CrimeStoppers at 608-756-3636.

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