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Investigators are searching for two men involved in Wausau crime spree

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Ademus Saechao Ademus Saechao

WAUSAU (WAOW) -- UPDATE: We have an update on the search for two men who could be connected to a rash of recent Marathon County robberies.

A sheriff's department detective says an arrest warrant has been issued for Ademus Saechao, also goes by the name "Kung Fu Panda."

Authorities are also issuing a second warrant for Abraham Robertson, also known as Castro.

Investigators tell us they have received numerous phone calls from the community about these suspects.

Detectives are following up on leads, but so far there has not been any information about the suspects being in the immediate area.

If you have any information call the Marathon County Sheriff's Department.

WAUSAU (WAOW) --  The Marathon County Sheriff's Department and surrounding police departments are looking for two men in relation to the string of robberies in the Wausau Metro area. 

Investigators say, Abraham "Castro" Robertson is wanted for questioning in the attempted robbery in the parking lot of Wendy's on Rib Mountain.

A second man, Ademus Saechao, known as "Kung Fu Panda" is wanted in connection with several Wausau robberies.  Investigators say they have already referred charges on Saechao to the DA's office.

Investigators say Robertson may be in Milwaukee, while Saechao could be in Madison, or even as far south as North Carolina.

Another suspect, Mariano Valera was arrested on Thursday.  Authorities believe he's connected with the Piggy's Pub robbery and the attempted robbery in the parking lot of the Wendy's in Rib Mountain.

Valera was in court of Thursday. He faces charges of two counts of armed robbery with threat or force and armed burglary. 

Investigators also arrested a 26-year old man who is believed to be involved in the Piggy's Pub robbery.  But they are not releasing his name at this time, only saying he is in custody at Marathon County Jail.

During the investigation, the Marathon County Sheriff's Department have seized a gun and two vehicles on Wednesday. Authorities say they found evidence of counterfeit money production and are warning banks and local businesses to be aware and on the look out for suspicious activity. 

Investigators say they believe there are two groups involved and they could be interchanging.

 

 

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