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Police seek information about Whitewater robbery

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Gazette staff
August 14, 2008
— Police are seeking two teens who robbed a man jogging in Cravath Lakefront Park on Monday evening.

According to a news release from the Whitewater Police Department:


A 20-year-old man was jogging in the park about 6:30 p.m. Monday, when he was robbed by two teen males. One robber punched the man in the face and the other hit him in the leg with a stick.


The robbers stole the manís athletic shoes and iPod Nano and then fled on a red BMX bike with foot pegs and silver spoke rims.


The robbers are described as:


-- A teenage white male, 6 feet 3 inches tall, slender build, about 180 pounds and long blond hair. He was wearing a baggy T-shirt and plaid shorts.


-- A teenage Hispanic male, 5 feet 10 inches tall and thick build. He was wearing a white or cream-colored T-shirt and blue plaid shorts.


Anyone with information can call Whitewater police at (262) 473-0555. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call the Walworth County Crime Stoppers Hotline at (262) 723-2677.



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