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Incident Report for Case #2018-387891

Incident Type


Incident Date

10/03/2018 - 7:52 PM


2222 S. Park St. (Madion Public Library - Goodman South Madison)


Male, black, 50's, 5'9", 200 pounds.


Male, age 61, Madison


 A 61-year-old Madison man was tackled and repeatedly punched in the head last night after going into a bathroom at the Madison Public Library - Goodman South Madison, 2222 S. Park St.

When library staff members found the victim, his eyes were nearly swollen shut and he had a baseball-sized knot on the back of his head. He was taken to a hospital for stitches.

The victim says he has been in a past confrontation with the suspect, but was unable to remember the man's name. The MPD is in the process of trying to identify his assailant.

Released 10/04/2018 at 9:49 AM by PIO Joel Despain

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