Now in custody: Suspect arrested in connection with bank robbery in Wauwatosa

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Suspect vehicle in Wauwatosa bank robbery

WAUWATOSA — The Wauwatosa Police Department says the suspect involved in a bank robbery that happened at the BMO Harris Bank on North Avenue on January 27th has been taken into custody.

Police said just after 4:00 p.m., the man walked into the bank on W. North Avenue near N. Swan Boulevard and approached a teller — handing the teller a note, indicating this was a robbery — demanding money.

The suspect fled after the robbery in a late 90s blue or purple Chevy Cavalier with blue dealer plate on the back.

No weapon was displayed.

The suspect was located and arrested on Tuesday, January 31st. Police say he has confessed to the robbery and the vehicle used has been located.  He admits to working alone.

No one else is being sought.

The suspect is expected to be officially charged in Milwaukee County Circuit Court this week. No criminal complaint has been issued at this time.

Suspect vehicle in Wauwatosa bank robbery

Suspect vehicle in Wauwatosa bank robbery

 

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