Police Incident Reports

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Incident Report for Case #2013-338540

Incident Type

Robbery

Incident Date

10/27/2013 - 3:05 AM

Address

900 blk Spaight St

Suspect(s)

2 African American males, 5'10'-600', approximately 200 lbs-both wearing dark clothes.

Victim(s)

27 year old male

Update

During the evening of October 27th, a Sergeant with the Madison Police Department located the vehicle associated with the above armed robbery; parked in an Eastside neighborhood.  Contact was made with the owner of the vehicle who then identified the driver as Jeremiah J. Harris.  Police made contact with Harris, and he confessed to being the operator of the vehicle during the robbery.  Suspect was interviewed and will be booked into the Dane County Jail for PTAC armed robbery



Arrested Person:

Jeremiah J. Harris

 Age:18

 

Last updated 10/30/2013 at 11:56 AM by PIO Joel DeSpain

Details

Victim was walking in the 900 blk of Spaight St when he was approached  by the suspects who asked if he had a cell phone-he told them he did not. One of the suspects produced a handgun, put it to the victim's head and then began to rifle through the victim's pockets. The victim felt that the gun was fake so he grabbed it and chased the suspects who ran to a waiting car and fled. Victim not injured.

Released 10/27/2013 at 5:17 AM by Lt. Marianne Flynn Statz

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