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Incident Report for Case #2013-252451

Incident Type


Incident Date

08/15/2013 - 9:48 PM


4502 E. Washington Av (McDonald's parking lot)


male black in his 20's, 6ft tall, thin build with short dreadlocks; last seen wearing a black baseball cap, dark long-sleeve shirt, puffy winter vest and dark pants


At large


male Asian, 24 years old from Madison


Victim advertised a laptop for sale using a local website and agreed to meet the interested buyer at the above address.  Upon arrival, the suspect points what appeared to be a handgun at the victim and demands the computer. Suspect then fled on foot with the laptop.  K9 track was attempted but officers were unable to locate the suspect.  Victim uninjured.

Released 08/16/2013 at 5:31 AM by Sgt. MinhDuc Tieu

The location shown is approximate & may not be accurate.