Man arrested after bank robbery attempt

Posted at 3:45 PM, Aug 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-05 16:46:13-04

Marinette County deputies report the arrest of a bank robbery suspect in Wausaukee. Investigators say it started just before 11:20 at the State Bank of Florence in Wausaukee. A worker at a gas station called the bank to warn them about a suspicious person was pulling a cover over their face while walking into the bank.

A bank employee pushed a hold up alarm just as the suspected walked inside. He ran away once the alarm sounded

Deputies were able to find the man, who was armed with a handgun, near some storage units east of the bank's location. He was arrested and faces several charges including Attempted Armed Bank Robbery.