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Incident Report for Case #2018-149445

Incident Type

Robbery

Incident Date

04/27/2018 - 2:55 PM

Address

3762 East Washington Ave. (Home Savings Bank)

Suspect(s)

Male, white, 20s, thin build wearing black coat with hood and black knit hat

Arrested

Matthew J. Kitsembel, age 30, Janesville
Suspect was arrested for armed robbery.

Update

The suspect said a heroin addiction made him desperate and that is why he robbed the bank. He did so passing a note demanding money while claiming he had a gun. No weapon was found and he later admitted he actually did not have one.



 

Last updated 04/28/2018 at 1:45 PM by PIO Joel Despain

Details

Madison Police officers responded to a hold up alarm activation at the Home Savings Bank. Officers quickly learned that the bank had just been robbed by a male who was carrying what was described as a purse and that the male left the bank on foot. A Parking Enforcement Officer in the area spotted a male matching this general description running from the area of the bank. MPD officers caught up with and detained this individual and he is considered a person of interest in the robbery. Investigation is on-going.

Released 04/27/2018 at 4:52 PM by Lt. Mindy Winter

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