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Bank robbery reported in St. Croix County

Investigators from the FBI and other agencies responded Thursday to a robbery at Citizens State Bank in Woodville. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Mike Longaecker)1 / 3
St. Croix County sheriff's office authorities released this image captured Thursday during a bank robbery at Citizens State Bank in Woodville. (Submitted photo)2 / 3
Authorities released this image of a car believed involved in a bank robbery Thursday in Woodville. (Submitted image)3 / 3

Authorities were searching for a suspect after a Thursday morning bank robbery in Woodville.

The robbery happened just after 10 a.m., according to St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Jeff Klatt at Citizens State Bank on Main Street.

The male suspect was armed with a long gun and was last seen leaving the bank parking lot northbound on Main Street in an older-model silver station wagon, Klatt said. Cash was reportedly taken.

The suspect, last seen wearing a ski mask, a camouflage hat and a reflective construction vest, remained at large as of noon Thursday. Authorities said anyone who encounters the suspect should call 911.

The robbery is being investigated by Woodville police, the FBI and sheriff’s investigators.

Mike Longaecker

Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker

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