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Incident Report for Case #2018-298686

Incident Type

Robbery

Incident Date

08/05/2018 - 1:49 AM

Address

800 block of N Thompson Drive

Arrested

Emmanuel L. Harris, age 21, Madison
Suspect was arrested for robbery with use of force.

Victim(s)

Male, age 51, Madison

Update

The Dane County Narcotics Task Force, working with the MPD's Gang Unit and North District Community Police Team took a suspect into custody last night. Emmanuel L. Harris, age 21, Madison, was identified after MPD personnel reviewed surveillance video recorded inside the cab. Harris was arrested for robbery and on warrants.

Last updated 08/10/2018 at 9:42 AM by PIO Joel Despain

Details

The Madison Police were dispatched to the report of a strong armed robbery in the 800 block of N. Thompson Road.  A cab driver from that location reported that an African American male that the driver had picked up as a fare had robbed him of an undisclosed amount of cash.  The driver was not injured.  The suspect ran away on foot.

This incident is still under investigation.  If anyone has any information regarding this incident, they are encouraged to contact the Madison Police Department or Madison Area Crimestoppers. 

Released 08/05/2018 at 3:32 AM by Lt. Daniel Nale

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