On March 18th, 2021 at 2:11pm officers responded to a belated report of a possible armed subject on the bike trail between Mackinac Dr and Randolph Rd. The suspect approached a twelve-year-old, who was riding a bicycle, and reportedly displayed a knife. The incident occurred between 11:30 am and 1:15 pm on March 18th, 2021.
The suspect description is as follows:
-6’00” tall/approximately 210 pounds
-Black beanie hat and black hooded sweatshirt pulled over his head
-Black and white bandana covering his nose and mouth
-Black aviator glasses
The incident is still under investigation. If anyone has information regarding this incident the Janesville Police Department encourages them to call Rock County Dispatch at 608-757-2244
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