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Janesville Police Department
Tuesday January 19th, 2016 :: 10:13 p.m. CST


Armed Robbery Reported at 203 S. Jackson St.

On January 19, 2016 at 6:15 pm Janesville Police responded to the report of an armed robbery at 203 S. Jackson St. The victims reported the lone suspect walked into their home armed with a handgun. The suspect asked for the safe, money, and weed. The victim's pit bull walked toward the suspect. The suspect shot the dog, and left the house.

The dog was treated for the injury and is doing fine.

The suspect fled the area.

The suspect is described as: male, white, 20 to 30 years old, pale looking skin by the eyes, 5'7" - 5'8", slender build, possibly blue eyes, wearing a black mask, black form fitting jacket with lighter colored buttons or snaps, dark colored sweat pants, and black gloves.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the Janesville Police Department at (608)755-3100 or Janesville Crime Stoppers at (608)756-3636.

Incident Number: JV1603067
Location: 203 S. Jackson St.
By: Lt. Keith Lawver
Date: January 19, 2016

Pursuant to the directive of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3:6 Trial Publicity, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Janesville Police Department
100 N Jackson St
Janesville, WI 53548

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 608-755-3100

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