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Janesville police look for attempted robbery suspect

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JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- Police responded to the Janesville Mall Monday night for the report of an attempted robbery.

Victims told officers they were in the south east parking lot of the mall when they were approached by the suspect.  The suspect ordered them to hand over their property, even tried to grab a purse from one of the victims, but was unsuccessful with getting anything.

The suspect is described as a black male, tall with a thin build.  He was last seen wearing a gray face mask and a black hooded sweatshirt.  He fled in a maroon Crown Victoria.  There were also two other occupants in the vehicle.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Detective Chris Buescher at 608-755-3044 or Janesville Crimestoppers at 608-756-3636.

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