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Police: Woman attempted robbery in bank parking lot

Dane County officials investigating incident in Blooming Grove

BLOOMING GROVE, Wis. - Officials are investigating an attempted robbery that happened in a bank parking lot in the town of Blooming Grove Thursday.

A woman was walking back to her vehicle in the parking lot of the U.S. Bank at 3661 County Highway BB around 11 a.m. when she was approached by a woman, according to a release.

The robber asked the woman for directions and a ride before saying she had a knife, officials said. The robber threatened to cut the woman if she did not give her money. The woman never saw a knife.

According to the release, the woman pushed the robber away and went back into the bank.

The robber is described as a white female in her early 20s, 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing 100 -110 pounds, with blonde hair. She was last seen wearing a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt and light-colored shorts or skirt.

To see sketch of suspect, click here.

Officials ask anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the attack to call 608-284-6900.

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