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Police investigate armed robbery in Blooming Grove


TOWN OF BLOOMING GROVE (WKOW) -- On June 23rd, Dane County Sheriff's Office reports that around 9 a.m. deputies went to Cottage Grove Road in Blooming Grove for a report of an armed robbery.

Two men entered the victim's house through the garage after talking with two females on the driveway about a vehicle for sale.  After talking with them, they went into the house.  The men demanded money from two male victims inside the house.

The male suspects hit the victim in the head with a handgun.  The men got away with the victim's wallet.  They were headed towards Maywick Drive and Sprecher Road.

Deputies established a perimeter along with a K-9 track.  The track ended at Maywick Drive.  The suspects likely left in a vehicle there.

The male suspects are described as two black men.  They are approximately six feet tall.  They were described as being clean shaven, wearing dark baseball caps and nylon jackets. 

The two females are described as black females in their mid-to-late 20's.  They have straight hair, a medium build, and they were wearing colorful skirts and blouses.

The victim was injured, but refused any medical attention.  Dane County Sheriff's Office says this appears to be an isolated incident and there is no danger to the community.

This is still under investigation.  Anyone with information should call the Dane County Sheriff's Office Tipster Hotline at (608) 284-6900.

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