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Attempted Bank robbery in Waupaca County

TOWN OF KING (WAOW)-- Officials from the Waupaca County Sheriff's Department are looking for a suspect in an attempted bank robbery.

It happened around 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday at Farmer's State Bank in the town of King.

Officials describe the suspect as a male between 5'5" to 5'6" tall, stocky build, wearing a hooded sweatshirt underneath a green or grayish colored trench coat and wearing a mask.

A teller at the bank told officials that the male appeared as though he was going to rob the bank when the teller shouted at him and he panicked and fled.

In the press release from the Waupaca County Sheriff's Department, the suspect was pulling something out from under his coat but officials say they do not know what that object was at this time

The suspect did not get any money.

Investigators say they found what appears to be the suspects clothing and mask in the area and plan to test the items for DNA.

According to the press release no suspects are in custody and the attempted robbery is under further investigation.

Online Reporter: Christine Souders, Newsline 9

 

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