Authorities Nab Alleged Bank Robber in St. Croix Falls
A woman was booked into jail after allegedly robbing a bank in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin.
According to the Polk County Sheriff's Office, bank employees reported a woman stole an undisclosed amount of cash from Eagle Valley Bank in St. Croix Falls.
Employees said a woman wearing a yellow safety vest, baseball cap, and sunglasses went into the bank around 11:25 a.m. Friday.
The woman gave the teller a note demanding money. The woman indicated she had a weapon, and the teller complied with her demands.
The woman left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money.
Bank employees called 911 with a description of the woman. They also had a description her car and said she was headed south on Washington Street.
A St. Croix Falls Police Department stopped the vehicle and took the woman, later identified as 39-year-old Tanya Kay Anderson, into custody.
Anderson was booked into jail for armed robbery, and a Polk County warrant from 2008 for issuance of worthless checks.
Investigators found stolen money and other physical evidence in the vehicle.
Anyone with information on the robbery can call the St. Croix Falls Police Department at 715-483-9282 or the Polk County Sheriff's Office at 715-485-8300.