Police arrest man accused of robbing Janesville gas station – About Your Online Magazine


JANESVILLE, Wisconsin (WTVO) – Police say they arrested a suspect who robbed a BP gas station at gunpoint Friday morning.

Janesville Police claim officers were called to Golden Oil BP on 1840 Beloit Avenue, where they learned that the suspect had entered the business with a firearm around 5:07 am.

Police say the suspect was unable to collect money from the registration and fled the scene in a white Chevrolet Avalanche.

Shortly after the robbery, police say officers saw the suspect vehicle in Beloit. A police chase ensued, causing the vehicle to crash into the intersection of Rockport Road and S. Walnut Street.

Police have yet to identify the man, who has been detained.

Paula Fonseca