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Police: Attempted robber approaches victims in mall parking lot

Published On: Mar 11 2014 12:02:03 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 11 2014 12:02:48 PM CDT
JANESVILLE, Wis. -

Janesville police are looking for a man who attempted to rob people in the Janesville Mall parking lot Monday night.

Police were called to the southeast parking lot at 9:05 p.m. for a report of an armed robbery.

The victims said the man approached them and told them to give him their property. The man tried but failed to get a purse from one of the victims, and didn’t get any property.

The man was wearing a grey face mask and fled in a maroon Crown Victoria containing two other men.

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

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