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Posted on: January 9, 2020

UW Credit Union Robbery

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Incident Type: Bank Robbery

Incident Date: 1/09/20

Date of Release: 1/09/20

Case #: 20-576

Completed By: Sgt. Nick Clemens

On Thursday, January 9, 2020, at 5:28 p.m., officers from the Fitchburg Police Department responded to the UW Credit Union at 6331 McKee Road for a robbery that had just occurred. The investigation revealed that a single suspect entered UW Credit Union, showed a handgun and demanded money. After receiving money from the teller the suspect fled from the bank on foot.


None of the bank employees were injured during this incident and the investigation is ongoing.


Anyone with information related to this incident is urged to:


  • Contact the Fitchburg Police Department at (608) 270-4300
  • Contact the Fitchburg Police Department’s Anonymous Tipster Line at (608) 270-4321
  • Send a text to 847411 with the Keyword “Fitchburg”
  • Contact Madison Area Crime Stoppers at (608)266-6014 www.madisonareacrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers tipsters may be eligible for a cash reward.

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