Police seek suspect in Watertown bank robbery

Suspect took out handgun and demanded cash
Police seek suspect in Watertown bank robbery
Police seek suspect in Watertown bank robbery
Posted at 11:50 AM, Jul 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-12 12:50:23-04

WATERTOWN -- There was a bank robbery at the State Bank of Reeseville, 1312 W. Main St., in Watertown Monday afternoon. 

The suspect approached a teller at approximately 3 p.m., took out a large frame black semi-automatic handgun and demanded cash. The suspect also left a camouflage backpack on the floor and said there was a bomb inside.

He was given an undisclosed amount of cash from the teller and took off in a vehicle. 

The suspect was described as a white man between 25 and 35, 6' tall and 180 pounds. He was wearing white long sleeve shirt, brown straw fedora type sun hat with a band. He also had tattoos on the left side of neck, covered with a large Band-Aid, and a pink hand towel around his neck. 

After careful examination, officials determined that there were no explosives in the backpack.

If you have information on this incident, please call Watertown police at 920-261-6660.