Person of interest in Wausau bank robbery turns himself in; police still looking to identify suspect in surveillance video

Johnson Carter, Jr. was sought in connection to the Friday morning robbery at WoodTrust Bank on Bridge Street
Published: May. 20, 2022 at 11:31 AM CDT
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WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - The man Wausau Police had been looking at as a person of interest in a bank robbery Friday morning has turned himself in.

Det. Lt. Bill Kolb told NewsChannel 7 they are interviewing the person of interest. He replied “no comment” when asked whether they were looking for any other possible people involved. Police are still working to identify the person in the surveillance video. No arrests have been made.

Police were called to the WoodTrust Bank on the 200 block of East Bridge St around 9:45 a.m. Friday.

Officers said the suspect did not display a firearm, but implied having a firearm and demanded money. They say no one was injured during the incident. Police say he got away with an undisclosed amount of money.

Kolb said a local FBI agent was on the scene with detectives to assist.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact the Wausau Police Department at 715-261-7806. Tips can also be emailed to

Our records show the last bank robbery in Wausau was in September 2015 at the BMO Harris Bank.

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A suspect has not been named in the incident at WoodTrust bank Friday morning

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