Ridgeway Marshal's Office joins efforts to crack 2018 bank robbery

Surveillance photos from inside Farmers Savings Bank in the Village of Ridgeway shows the armed robbery from February 27, 2018. (Photo: Iowa County Sheriff's Office)
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VILLAGE OF RIDGEWAY, Wis. (WMYV) The Ridgeway Marshal’s Office is joining the Iowa County Sheriff's Office and FBI in investigating a bank robbery that occurred in the Village of Ridgeway on February 27, 2018.

According to the Iowa County Sheriff’s Office, a man entered the Farmers Savings Bank shortly after 9:00am, and used a knife to threaten tellers. He then took an undisclosed amount of money from the bank and ran from the scene.

The robber is described as male, 5,10 to 6'0", medium build, and was wearing a dark brown “bomber” style jacket with a fur collar, tan pants, grey Carhartt stocking cap, and a black neck gator used as a mask.

On Wednesday -- the one-year anniversary of the robbery -- Village Marshal Michael J.F. Gorham released a statement, saying in part, “I know somewhere, someone has information that helps us complete the investigation. Together with the public we will accomplish our objective. I am openly asking the public for information which will lead to the eventual arrest of the suspect and bring about positive prosecution."

If you know anything about the bank robbery, call the Ridgeway Marshal’s Office at 608-924-1030 and leave a voicemail. You can also call the Iowa County Sheriff’s Office (608)935-3314, or Iowa County Crime Stoppers (608)935-9090.