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Incident Report for Case #2013-362607

Incident Type


Incident Date

11/17/2013 - 8:22 PM


Dexter St.


Female, age 28, Madison


A north side woman suffered road rash, but no serious injuries, after falling from a moving car Sunday night. The 28-year old had grabbed onto the open driver's side window area in an attempt to stop a thief. The slow-moving car had been in the parking lot of her apartment building and she dropped off before it hit Dexter St. She hit her head after she fell and believes she momentarily lost consciousness. The woman said the driver was a man had done handiwork around her building in the past. When she saw him in the area, she asked him to look at her garbage disposal, as it had not been working well. While in her residence, she says the man took money from her purse and fled. She followed him out the door, and attempted to stop him from driving away. The suspect is at large. 

Released 11/18/2013 at 12:03 PM by PIO Joel DeSpain

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