Man attempts to rob woman outside of Janesville gas station

Janesville police

Police are searching for a man who approached a woman early Saturday morning and tried to rob her at gunpoint outside of a Janesville gas station, according to a news release.

According to the release, the woman was walking outside of the Stop-N-Go on East Milwaukee Street when a man aimed a handgun at her. Police said the victim knew the suspect and it was not a random act.

A suspect has been identified, but has not been located, according to police. The investigation is ongoing.

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