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Baraboo bank robbed again, bank offers reward

Same bank robbed June 6

BARABOO, Wis. - A Baraboo bank robbed Tuesday was also the target of a robbery on June 6.
Baraboo police were called to the Wells Fargo Bank at 710 Broadway St. at 10:55 a.m. after a robbery was reported.

The robber was described as 5 feet 9 inches tall and was wearing navy sweatpants with a stripe, a light-colored shirt and dark shoes, according to police. He displayed a handgun and had a white plastic bag that looks like a grocery bag. He was last seen walking toward 6th Street. His face was covered but police believe the robber might be in his 30s.

Nearby schools were locked down as a precaution.

K-9 teams were called to help search for the robber.

Wells Fargo is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for original information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons involved in Tuesdays' robbery, according to a release.

Officials ask anyone with information to contact Baraboo Detective Sgt. Jordan Gilbert at 608-355-7353.

The robber in the June 6 robbery also displayed a gun. He was described as 5 feet 8 inches tall and wearing a canvas-type hood over his head, a black/brown hooded sweatshirt with camouflage sleeves and an unknown design on the front and sweatpants with two-to-three white stripes down the sides.

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