Janesville police: Tavern robber had hood, pepper spray

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Neil Johnson
Sunday, August 18, 2013

JANESVILLE—Janesville police are looking for a man who robbed a sports bar armed with a can of pepper spray on the city's north side Sunday morning.

According to reports released by Janesville police, a man came into Sneakers Sports Bar and Grill, 1221 Woodman Road, Janesville, shortly after 10 a.m. Sunday with a white hood over his head and a can of pepper spray.

He demanded cash and then fled on foot northwest of the bar with money, police said.   

Police describe the man as white with a dark complexion. He is thin with scruffy hair on his neck. He was wearing a black pocket T-shirt with a white T-shirt underneath and dark blue jeans.

Police ask anyone with information to call Janesville police at 608-757-2244 or Janesville Area CrimeStoppers at 608-756-3636. People also can send a text message to CrimeStoppers using JACS plus a message.

Last updated: 1:19 pm Sunday, August 18, 2013

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