Brodhead liquor store robbed by gunman
Robber fled with cash
BRODHEAD, Wis. — A liquor store in Brodhead was robbed by a masked gunman Thursday night.
The Rock County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were called to County Line Beverage at 4141 South County Road T at 8:57 p.m. for a report of an armed robbery.
The store’s clerk told deputies the man displayed a black semi-automatic handgun and demanded money from the cash register and a cordless phone on the counter. The clerk gave the man an unknown amount of cash from the register and the phone.
The man left the store to the southwest.
Police K-9s were brought to the scene to track the robber but were unable to find him.
The man is described as white, about 5 feet 10 inches tall with a larger build. He was wearing a dark blue or black zip-up sweatshirt with the hood pulled tightly around his face and a dark mask covering his face. He was wearing gray gloves with black palms, dark pants and dark shoes with white trim.
Anyone with information is asked to call 608-757-2244 or Janesville Area Crime Stoppers at 608-756-3636 or the Greater Beloit Area Crime Stoppers at 608-362-7463.