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UPDATE: Suspect arrested in connection to bank robbery

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WEDNESDAY 7/17/19 10:53 a.m.

ESCANABA , Mich. — According to Local Five’s sister station, WJMN, Escanaba Public Safety along with the FBI have arrested a 42-year-old man from Milwaukee after leading authorities on a brief chase.

Officials have reason to believe that he may be linked to the attempted to the armed robbery of the Northern United Federal Credit Union in Escanaba on July 5.

They were also notified of another bank robbery in Lake Hallie, Chippewa County.

Local 3 News has reached out to the Marinette County, WI Sheriff’s Office asking if they still believe that is the same man in connection to the July 8 armed robbery at a bank in Pembine, WI and is still waiting for a response.


UPDATE: Sheriff’s Office releases video, image from Pembine bank robbery

WEDNESDAY 7/10/19 10:27 a.m.

PEMBINE, Wis. (WFRV) — The Marinette County Sheriff’s Office has released video footage and a suspect image from a bank robbery in Pembine on Monday.

Officials continue to look for the male subject, described as white, 6’2″ to 6’5″, thin to medium build, and unknown age. He was last seen wearing light blue jeans, brown/tan colored shoes, dark colored sweatshirt or jacket, dark gloves, and his head was covered with a dark full-faced mask.

According to Local 5’s sister station, WJMN, investigators believe the bank robbery in Pembine is related to an armed robbery at a bank in Escanaba.

Based on the vehicles used and descriptions of the suspect, along with additional information WJMN says is not publically available, officials believe the robberies are connected.

If you have any information that can help police in this investigation, contact Marinette County Dispatch at (715) 732-7627.


Marinette County Sheriff’s Office looking for suspect in bank robbery

MONDAY 7/8/19 5:24 p.m.

PEMBINE, Wis. (WFRV) — The Marinette County Sheriff’s Office is asking the community to help locate a suspect in an armed bank robbery.

Officials say a white male subject entered a bank around 1:18 p.m. Monday.

He is described as 6’2″ to 6’5″, thin to medium build, and unknown age. He was last seen wearing light blue jeans, brown/tan colored shoes, dark colored sweatshirt or jacket, dark gloves, and his head was covered with a dark full-faced mask.

The suspect was said to be driving a mid to late model GMC 4 door, mid-size SUV, darker color, possibly a silver Acadia with colored 5 spoke wheels.

Officials believe the man is armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Marinette County Dispatch at 715-732-7627.

Video courtesy of a Local 5 Viewer, Brandon Hankins

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