Beloit Police Investigating Armed Robbery

BELOIT (WIFR) -- The Beloit Police Department is investigating an Armed Robbery that occurred on Sunday, January 6th around 6:00 p.m. in the 400 block of Public Av.

The suspect is described as a man who is around 5’7”-5’8” tall and has a slim build. The suspect was wearing a black nylon jacket with a hooded sweatshirt underneath. The suspect had the hood pulled up and was wearing some type of covering over his face. The suspect was armed with a handgun.

The victim of the robbery had driven to the ATM machine in this block to make a withdrawal.
The suspect approached the victim on foot and forced his way into the vehicle. After making the
withdrawal, the suspect forced the victim to drive to the intersection of College St. and Bushnell
Av. and ordered the victim out of the vehicle. The suspect fled the scene in the victim’s vehicle.
The victim was not physically harmed.

The vehicle was recovered on 01/07/13 in the 400 block of Harrison Avenue.

Anyone with information in regards to this crime is encouraged to call the Beloit Police Department, 364-6801, or Beloit Area Crime Stoppers, 362-7463. Individuals may also text information to 274637 then type BACS + your message. Information leading to an arrest may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1000.00.

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