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Attempted armed robbery in Deerfield

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DEERFIELD (WKOW) -- The Dane County Sheriff's Department is investigating the report of an assault and attempted armed robbery outside the Deerfield Bank on S. Main Street.

Detectives seek information about the incident, which happened Tuesday between 5:00 and 5:30 in the morning.  A female victim states she arrived at work to clean the bank when she was ambushed by a man.  The suspect had a handgun and demanded entry to the bank.  The woman refused and a short struggle took place.  She managed to break free, run to her vehicle and drive away.

She reports seeing four to five vehicle pass during the incident.  The Sheriff's Department asks for anyone who has information on this crime to call the Dane County Tip Line at 608-284-6900. 
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