Police Incident Reports A Selection of Noteworthy Incident Reports

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Incident Report for Case #2018-187724

Incident Type


Incident Date

05/24/2018 - 12:48 AM


W/ Gilman Street/N. Henry Street


20-30-year-old African American Male


20-year-old female, Madison resident


On 05/24/2018 at approximately 12:48 AM, Madison Police Department officers were called to investigate an attack on a 20-year-old female, Madison resident in the area of W/ Gilman Street - between State Street and N. Henry Street. The victim was walking on the sidewalk when she was approached and attacked by an unknown African American male. The victim was able to quickly stop the attack and fled to a safe location before calling for police assistance. The victim reported that the suspect grabbed at her throat. The suspect was described as being between 20 and 30-years of age, wearing a red t-shirt.  Furthermore, the suspect was described as being bald, with facial stubble and was heavy in build. The suspect was described as being approximately 6'00", and possibly weighing as much as 300 pounds.

Released 05/24/2018 at 3:29 AM by Lt. Gregory Esser

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