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UPDATE: Portage bank robbery suspect arrested by state troopers

UPDATED Saturday, July 20, 2013 --- 7:25 a.m.

A Madison woman was arrested by Portage police Friday in connection with a bank robbery that occurred Wednesday in Portage.

Columbia County officials say Ka Zaug Vang, 23, was tentatively charged with armed robbery following a police search.

The robbery happened at the US Bank on W. Wisconsin St. Wednesday.Troopers pulled a suspect vehicle over Thursday afternoon in Jackson County near Black River Falls.
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UPDATED Thursday, July 18, 2013 --- 8:19 p.m.

The State Patrol says troopers arrested the suspect in this week's Portage bank robbery.

The robbery happened at the US Bank on W. Wisconsin St. Wednesday. Troopers pulled a suspect vehicle over Thursday afternoon in Jackson County near Black River Falls.

The name of the suspect is being withheld at this time as authorities continue their investigation.

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Posted: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 --- 1:45 p.m.

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office reports that at 1:17 p.m. the US Bank on the 200 block of W Wisconsin St in Portage, Wi was robbed. The suspect in the robbery is described as 5 foot 3 inches tall, and 140 pounds.

Anyone with information on the robbery should call portage PD at 608-742-2174.


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