Two arrested for attempted bank robbery in Sussex

SUSSEX -- Waukesha County Sheriff's deputies arrested two people for attempted bank robbery in Sussex Wednesday morning.

Around 9:15 a.m., employees at the Associated Bank on Main St.spotted a suspicious man in their parking lot. The 31-year-old man was dressed in a large winter jacket. He was also wearing gloves and sunglasses when he entered the bank.

As the suspect engaged in conversation with bank employees, the Sheriff's Department was notified of the situation.

When squads showed up at the bank, deputies noticed a vehicle near the bank with a 28-year-old woman behind the wheel and the engine running.

The male suspect left the bank without incident. But based on the suspect's behavior and dress on such a warm day, he and the driver of the car were detained.

Evidence recovered from the suspect indicated he had intentions of robbing the bank.

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