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Person robbed at gunpoint in Janesville, police say

January 5, 2019

A person was robbed at gunpoint early Friday morning in Janesville, with the masked suspect getting away with property of the victim.

The armed robbery happened at about 12:15 a.m. in the 2900 block of Woodlane Drive, police said.

“The victim reported being approached by the suspect, who displayed a firearm and demanded money,” said Sgt. Joshua Norem. “The suspect fled on foot.”

The victim was not injured.

A police dog brought to the scene couldn’t track the suspect.

The suspect is of unknown race, about 5 feet, 4 inches tall, 140 pounds, thin build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants, black shoes, and a black bandana covered in white designs on his face during the robbery.

Anyone with information about the armed robbery can call Janesville police, 755-3100, or Crime Stoppers, 756-3636.

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