Robber took money, vanished downtown, Edgerton police say
Anyone with information about Monday's robbery at the Bank of Edgerton should call Edgerton police Lt. Bob Bolgrihn, (608) 884-3321, Ext. 509.
EDGERTON Edgerton police are following leads but have not found the person who robbed Bank of Edgerton, 102 N. Main St., on Monday afternoon, Lt. Bob Bolgrihn said.
The robber, described as 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, 200 pounds with a stocky build and wearing a maroon sweatshirt, demanded money at 1:20 p.m., according to a news release from the Edgerton Police Department. He did not show a weapon or imply he had one, Bolgrihn said.
He then fled on foot, Bolgrihn said.
"The witnesses, the tellers, saw him go southbound into the downtown business area and then lost him," he said.
Several bank employees were present but no customers, he said.
Police responded quickly to the holdup alarm but could not find the robber, Bolgrihn said. The Janesville Police Department and Rock County Sheriff's Office helped search the city, while the Wisconsin State Patrol and other jurisdictions monitored surrounding highways, Bolgrihn said.
Janesville police brought dogs to track the robber. The dogs picked up a scent but quickly lost it, Bolgrihn said.
No one was injured during the robbery, but the tellers were shaken, Bolgrihn said. The police department has not released how much money was stolen.