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Incident Report for Case #2014-56975

Incident Type


Incident Date

02/23/2014 - 2:45 AM


S. Bedford St.


Male, 20-30 years old, 5'8", 140 to 160 pounds, wearing a dark blue winter coat over a gray hoodie. The hoodie was pulled tight around the robber's face.


Male, age 33, Madison


A downtown resident contacted the MPD Sunday afternoon wanting to report an attempted mugging that took place earlier in the morning. The 33-year old was walking on S. Bedford St. around 2:45 a.m. when a robber approached. The stranger pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded money. The victim responded by running away. As he fled, he saw his assailant get into a red SUV that was parked nearby. 

Released 02/24/2014 at 12:26 PM by PIO Joel DeSpain

The location shown is approximate & may not be accurate.