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Sun Prairie Police Department, Wisconsin
Thursday September 28th, 2017 :: 12:38 p.m. CDT


UPDATE Media Release-Bank Robbery

September 28, 2017
Officer Jon Lothe

The suspect is in custody.
Case is still an ongoing, active investigation.
No further details at this time.


Sun Prairie Police Department Media Release
From: Sgt. Jason Lefeber
Date: 09/27/2017
Subject: Bank Robbery

On Wednesday September 27 at 4:30 PM., the Sun Prairie Police Department responded to the Bank of Sun Prairie, 695 S. Grand Ave., for a robbery. The suspect entered the bank lobby, passed a note demanding money, and left with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect did not display a weapon and no employees were injured.

Responding officers received information that the suspect remained in the immediate vicinity, including that he entered the Aldi Grocery Store at 750 Bunny Trail. A perimeter was established and a search conducted. The Dane County Sherriff’s Office and a Town of Madison K-9 unit assisted with the search.

At the conclusion of the search, new information revealed that the suspect was most likely no longer in the immediate area. The Sun Prairie Police Department, with the help of other law enforcement agencies, is actively pursuing a significant lead as to the suspect’s whereabouts.

The suspect is:
Alex Melton
Male, white, 5’08, 170 lbs.
Multiple facial tattoos and a neck tattoo of a flower. Believed to be on foot in the WI Dells/Lake Delton area.

Anyone with information regarding this case please contact the Sun Prairie Police Department at 608-837-7336. If you locate this subject please do not attempt to contact him and call 911 immediately.

Sun Prairie Police Department, Wisconsin
300 East Main Street
Sun Prairie, WI 53590

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 608-837-7336

695 S Grand Ave
Sun Prairie, WI 53590

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