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Incident Report for Case #2018-14278

Incident Type


Incident Date

01/12/2018 - 8:53 AM


201 Junction Rd. (Target parking lot)


Male, black, teens to early 20's, thin to average build, wearing navy blue hooded sweatshirt with hood up.


Female, age 40


 The MPD is investigating a purse snatching that took place this morning in the parking lot outside of Target, 201 Junction Rd. A 40-year-old woman was walking to the store when a young man approached and ripped her "backpack style" purse from her shoulder. He jumped in a minivan and drove off. The van is listed as stolen from the Town of Madison.

Released 01/12/2018 at 11:58 AM by PIO Joel Despain

The location shown is approximate & may not be accurate.