THURSDAY 3/17/2022 12:32 p.m.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Authorities have provided details of a robbery suspect who got away with an undisclosed amount of money at a Capital Credit Union.
According to the Green Bay Police Department, the suspect is a white man about 6’1″ tall and weighs about 230 pounds. The suspect is believed to be around 40-years-old.
He was wearing an athletic-type sweatshirt along with a surgical mask and a dark winter hat pulled down low. An undisclosed amount was taken.
There were no reported injuries from the incident.
Anyone with information is asked to call 920-448-3208 and reference report #22-212851.
Local 5 will continue to update this story as more details are relesaed.
UPDATE: Green Bay Police search for suspect after robbery
WEDNESDAY 3/16/2022 2:02 p.m.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Police are searching for a suspect after a Capital Credit Union was allegedly robbed on Wednesday.
According to a release, the Green Bay Police Department was sent to the 1600 block of Main Street around 10:15 a.m. after being told of a possible robbery.
Patrol officers say they quickly secured the area and established a perimeter around the business.
The caller told the department that the suspect had already fled the scene before law enforcement arrived. Officers say a K9 track was used to try to find the person, but explain that the described suspect has not been found yet.
Investigators say an undisclosed amount of cash was taken in the robbery and report no one was injured.
Witnesses said there was a large police presence searching for the suspect.
Ben Schauer, the manager of Kroll’s East, the restaurant across the street, said, “All we saw was a bunch of commotion with a bunch of police officers, police cars and police dogs running around and looking into the woods as they tried to find someone.”
Capital Credit Union has released a statement regarding the robbery:
Capital Credit Union is grateful for the safety of our members and employees and the quick response from the Green Bay Police Department in regards to the robbery at our Main Street location in Green Bay.Capital Credit Union
The manager of Kroll’s East said he is not concerned for their safety but hopes the person is caught.
Schauer said, “It’s an unfortunate fact of life these days but there’s not much concern or anything you can really do about it. Of course we hope they catch the perpetrator and bring him to justice.”
The investigation is ongoing and Local 5 will update this article when more information is released.
Anyone with information related to this case is encouraged to call Green Bay Police at 920-448-3208. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime stoppers at 920-432-STOP (7867).
Original Story: NOW: Police respond to robbery in Green Bay
WEDNESDAY 3/16/2022 11:35 a.m.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – An incident at a local bank caused some local schools to go into lockdown for a short time.
Local 5 is at the scene of Capital Credit Union on Main Street where there is a large police presence. At this time, the police are giving little information on the situation, but they say the incident was a robbery and a suspect is not in custody.
Officials say they were called to Capital Credit Union around 10:20 a.m.
Schools are no longer under lockdown and are operating as normal.
We’ll continue updating this story when information becomes available.