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Sketch of suspected armed robber released

Police: Robber forcibly took woman's purse, paperwork

MADISON, Wis. - Police released a sketch of the man they believe robbed a Loanmax employee at gunpoint Aug. 27 on Madison's east side.

The woman had locked up the Loanmax at 3066 East Washington Ave. around 6:09 p.m. and was walking to her car when a man appeared next to her, according to the release.

Officials said the man pressed a black handgun into her side and forcibly took her purse and other paperwork.

The robber fled on foot, according to the release. He is described as a black male in his late 20s, 5 feet 9 inches tall with a muscular build. He was last seen wearing a brown hooded sweatshirt, dark colored shorts with a red stripe down the side and a baseball hat.

Officials ask anyone with information about the robbery to call Crime Stoppers at 608-266-6014.

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