Madison bank robber apprehended in minutes

Dane County Sheriff's Office
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -- The Madison Police Department claims they have made one of their quickest apprehensions of a bank robber in the department's history on Friday afternoon.

A heist was made from Old National Bank at 2929 N. Sherman Ave. at 12:40 p.m., according to the department.

When 21-year-old Andrew E. Ruiz Dailey decided to commit the crime, there were several police officers just a block away at the MPD's North District station.

As one squad car rolled up on the bank, Dailey took off running. By 12:43 p.m., he was on the ground and in handcuffs, having just dropped a bag of money from the robbery.

No weapon was seen during the robbery, but a note was passed.

The robber is now in custody on a probation hold and MPD will be recommending he face a charge of robbery of a financial institution by use of force or threat, according to the department.