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Incident Report for Case #2021-303364

Incident Type


Incident Date

08/04/2021 - 11:37 AM


400 block of State St


Andrew Coffey, 33 years-old


Madison Police Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of State St with a victim reporting they were robbed with the threat of a weapon and called the suspect "incredibly violent". The suspect took two pairs of shoes from the store and left on foot. UW-Madison Police Officers happened to be in the area and found a suspect matching the description given by the victim. City of Madison Officers were then able to locate the stolen shoes wrapped in a shirt near the found suspect.  The suspect was arrested and taken to the Dane County Jail with the tentative charges of disorderly conduct while armed, retail theft, and obstructing.  Investigation is on-going.

Released 08/04/2021 at 3:06 PM by PIO Ryan Kimberley

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