Police search for east Madison bank robber

Officers are searching for a man who robbed an east Madison bank Wednesday.

Madison police said a man claiming to have a gun robbed the Associated Bank on East Towne Boulevard at 11:55 a.m.

The robber fled with cash and the department is searching for him. The robber was described as white, between 40 and 50 years old and has a heavy-set build. He was wearing a dark blue mask and a dark coat, police said.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 608-266-6014.