Police Incident Reports A Selection of Noteworthy Incident Reports

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Incident Report for Case #2014-31459

Incident Type


Incident Date

01/30/2014 - 10:45 AM


Oak St. (near E. Washington Ave.)


Male, black, 5'8", 170 lbs., 25-30 years old, muscular build, shaved or bald head, wearing a dark jacket, blue jeans, and brown leather boots. He was armed with a handgun.

Male, black, 5'8" to 5'10", 130 to 140 pounds, 25-30 years old, slender build, hair pulled back in ponytail, thin moustache, wearing a dark blue cashmere jacket.


Male, age 46, Madison


A 46-year old man came to the North District station early this morning, around 1:45 a.m., wanting to report an attempted mugging that he claims took place Thursday, around 10:45 a.m. He says he was walking on Oak St., near E. Washington Ave., when two men tried to rob him. During the encounter he says one hit him in the head with a handgun. He told police he was able to get away with all of his possessions. He believes there is a possibility this was a targeted assault. No witnesses contacted police to report this crime. 

Released 01/31/2014 at 8:53 AM by PIO Joel DeSpain

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