Police: Attempted robber approaches victims in mall parking lot
Robber failed to get purse, property
Janesville police are looking for a man who attempted to rob people in the Janesville Mall parking lot Monday night.
Police were called to the southeast parking lot at 9:05 p.m. for a report of an armed robbery.
The victims said the man approached them and told them to give him their property. The man tried but failed to get a purse from one of the victims, and didn’t get any property.
The man was wearing a grey face mask and fled in a maroon Crown Victoria containing two other men.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call Detective Chris Buescher at 608-755-3044 or Janesville Crimestoppers at 608-756-3636.
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