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Incident Report for Case #2013-32075

Incident Type


Incident Date

02/03/2012 - 10:30 PM


400 block W. Gilman St.


Female, age 21, Madison


A woman walking in the 400 block of W. Gilman St. said a stranger approached her from behind and ripped her backpack away from her around 10:30 p.m. Sunday night. The Under Armour brand pack contained her wallet and some clothes. The victim did not report the crime to the MPD until Monday morning. She was unable to get a detailed description of the robber.

Released 02/05/2013 at 9:56 AM by PIO Joel DeSpain

The location shown is approximate & may not be accurate.