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Robber hits bank in East Troy

Escapes with undetermined amount of cash

(Published April 25, 2007, 3:33 p.m.)

A robber held up the East Troy Associated Bank branch Wednesday morning, fleeing with an undisclosed amount of money, according to a news release from the village of East Troy Police Department.

Authorities continue their search for a suspect.

According to the news release, a lone white male enter the bank at 3292 Main St. around 9:35 a.m. He displayed a semi-automatic hand gun and demanded cash. He was given an undetermined amount of money and left, according to police.

Only employees were present in the bank at the time of the robbery, and no injuries were reported, according to police.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, 35-45 years old, 5-feet 8-inches tall and medium build.

He was wearing Docker type pants, a dark leather jacket, a light blue cloth shirt and a dark Scottish type driving cap.

He was also disguised with a dark colored costume beard and glasses and wore light colored latex gloves.

Assisted East Troy police were the town of East Troy police department, the Walworth County Sheriff’s Department and the FBI.

Any information on the incident can be reported to the East Troy police department.


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