Posted Tuesday, March 11, 2014 --- 12:09 p.m.
Janesville Police are investigated an attempted robbery that happened at the Janesville Mall Monday night.
Officers were called to the mall at 9:05 p.m.
The victims tell police they were in the southeast mall parking lot when they were approached by a man who told them to give him their property.
The man tried to grab a purse, but got away without getting anything.
Officers describe the suspect as: a male, black, tall and thin, wearing a grey face mask and a black hooded sweatshirt.
The suspect fled in a maroon Crown Victoria with two other occupants.
Anyone with information on this attempted robbery is encouraged to call Detective Chris Buescher at (608)755-3044 or Janesville Crimestoppers at (608)756-3636.