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Incident Report for Case #2013-139634

Incident Type


Incident Date

05/15/2013 - 2:41 PM


4700 block Cottage Grove Rd.


Male, black, 5'6", medium to light complexion, husky build, short hair, tattoos, wearing a red short-sleeve shirt, dark jeans, white shoes, and wearing a blue bandana over mouth.


Female, age 24, Madison


A 24-year old woman called police after a man forced entry into her Cottage Grove Rd. apartment and tried to rob her at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon. The victim said the man was asking her where the money was kept. He fled empty-handed. Detectives do not believe this was a random crime. 

Released 05/16/2013 at 2:42 PM by PIO Joel DeSpain

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