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Bank robbed in Cuba City
The suspect of a bank robbery was caught on camera at American Bank and Trust in Cuba City on Jan. 25.


CUBA CITY—A bank robbery occurred at American Bank and Trust in Cuba City on Friday, Jan. 25.

According to a report from Cuba City Police Chief Troy Loeffelholz, at approximately 11:48 a.m. on Jan. 25 an unknown white male entered the bank and conducted a robbery. The suspect entered through the east side doors, approached two tellers, threw several colored plastic bags on the counter and demanded money. The suspect was in the bank for a short period of time and fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect exited the bank and fled to the northeast.

The suspect is believed to be a white male, approximately 5-foot, 8-inches to 5-foot, 10 inches tall, of medium build, approximately 170-200 pounds. He was wearing a black coat with a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt underneath and possibly a white t-shirt under the sweatshirt, blue jeans, black gloves and tan-colored boots. The suspect wore a white or light-colored baseball style cap and had an orange facemask or orange facial covering over his face. He was not wearing glasses.

According to Loeffelholz, no one was injured and no weapon was displayed by the suspect.

The report stated that the matter is a pending investigation and no other information would be released at this time.

The Cuba City Police Department was assisted by personnel from the Grant County Sheriff’s Department; Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department; Benton, Hazel Green and Potosi police departments; Wisconsin State Patrol and FBI.

If anyone has information pertaining to this incident, contact the Cuba City Police Department at (608) 744-3575. To remain anonymous, contact the Grant County Crimestoppers at 800-789-6600.