Armed Robbery in Janesville
According to an update from the Janesville Police Department, yesterday shortly after 11 p.m. officers were dispatched to an armed robbery that occurred at a hotel on Milton Ave. A man entered the hotel, threatened the employee, and demanded money while insinuating he had a gun. The man fled from the hotel on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. A K9 track was conducted and the scene was processed by an evidence technician, yielding several items of evidentiary value. The clerk was not injured during the incident. The suspect is described as a black male who is approximately 5’11, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants, black shoes, and white mask. The investigation is currently ongoing. Anyone having information regarding the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the Janesville Police Department at (608)757-2244.