3 Kenosha banks robbed within 45 minutes

Posted at 4:39 PM, Sep 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-14 13:45:19-04

KENOSHA -- A series of bank robberies all in about a half an hour have Kenosha Police searching for a suspect. The man was able to hit three banks and make off with cash before he called it quits Tuesday afternoon.

It all happened between 1:56 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. In Kenosha. Three banks hit one after another by a man in a wig. He went in, demanded money, and took off with cash.

"Little concerning, I hope they get the guy," said Ron Hessil, Chase Bank customer.

The first bank robbery occurred at Chase Bank, 2901 Washington Road, at 1:56 p.m. The second bank robbery occurred at Chase Bank, 5522 6th Avenue, at 2:08 p.m. The third bank robbery occurred at Johnson Bank, 3928 60th Street, at 2:30 p.m. 

"I wasn't in there and I guess he was pretty nonchalant about it so I don't know if I would have noticed especially if the lines were long," said Lauren Sturycz, Chase Bank customer.

The short time frame for the robberies is why police suspect even though the man was seen walking away from the banks, he likely got in a vehicle in-between the robberies.

Despite the theft, by late Tuesday afternoon it was back to business as normal at the banks, but customers were worried.

"We do our business here for the American Legion but they already deposited my money so I should be safe," said Hessil.

"It's never really quiet but I mean for crime and stuff yeah, it is it's more of an upscale downtown so we don't really have any problems," said Sturycz.

Kenosha Police are working with the FBI and have said they have some good surveillance video of the suspect.