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Incident Report for Case #2013-276359

Incident Type


Incident Date

09/03/2013 - 11:16 PM


2400 block Allied Dr.


Male, black, 5'8" - 5'10", short hair, clean shaven, wearing a black shirt, gray basketball shorts, and a black t-shirt over his head.


Male, age 79, Madison
Female, age 69, Madison


An armed robber fled empty-handed from an Allied Dr. apartment Tuesday night after a 69-year old woman grabbed a metal walking cane and began swinging at the intruder. She and her 79-year old husband were both home with the criminal entered through the front door. He pointed a handgun, and demanded money. Neither resident speaks English, but an adult son does. He responded to the scene to act as interpreter for his parents. They told him they were not injured, although his dad had been pushed onto a couch. 

Released 09/04/2013 at 9:21 AM by PIO Joel DeSpain