April 16, 2019 – Allenton, WI – The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is actively investigating a bank robbery that occurred on April 8, 2019 in Allenton at the National Exchange Bank located at 6278 Blueberry Road. The Washington County Sheriff’s Department is actively following up on all leads and are grateful for the public support and information received so far.
At approximately 11:07 am, a white male who was described as being in his early to mid-’20s, described as short 5’05 to 5’08 and slender with facial hear, wearing glasses, dark pants, a dark long sleeve shirt, and a dark colored winter knit cap entered the bank. He was talking on a cell phone as he entered the bank and continued to talk on the phone as he approached the counter. He made contact with the bank teller and provided the teller with a bag and demanded money. The suspect then displayed a handgun. The suspect continued to talk on the cell phone as he fled the bank. The investigation has revealed that the suspect most likely got into a larger, older, maroon SUV, similar to a Chevy Tahoe that was waiting for him near the bank. There is no description of the driver at this time.
Authorities are taking this crime very seriously and are utilizing all resources available to us. In this case, a firearm was pulled on an innocent bank teller and we want to ensure that they do not victimize anyone further. The Washington County Sheriff is asking for the public’s assistance in apprehending these dangerous suspects. We ask that anybody with further information please contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Office at (262) 335-4378.