2013 - Deputies and Detectives from the Dane County Sheriff’s Office are investigating an attempted robbery that took place in the parking lot of the US Bank at 3661 County Highway BB in the Town of Blooming Grove at approximately 11:00 am today.
After completing business in the bank the victim returned to her vehicle and was approached by a white female approximately 5’6-5"8 tall, 100-110 pounds, with blonde hair that was pulled back. The suspect appeared to be in her early 20’s. The suspect claimed to be armed with a knife but one was not displayed. The suspect was wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt and light colored shorts or skirt.
The suspect initially asked the victim for directions and a ride before claiming to have a knife and threatening to cut the victim if she did not provide money. The victim pushed the suspect away and went back into bank at which time the 911 Center was called.
The Dane County Sheriff’s Office is trying to identify anyone who may have been in the area at the time and may have information on this incident. Attached is a picture of the suspect in the parking lot. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Dane County Sheriff’s Office tip line at 284-6900.