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Incident Report for Case #2021-421939

Incident Type


Incident Date

10/19/2021 - 10:08 PM


N Bedford St and W Washington Ave


Male black, 5'07", 30-40 years of age, wearing a blue hoodie and gray sweatpants.


A 30 year old victim contacted The Madison Police Department to report that a suspect had stolen her vehicle and purse.  She had been walking to her vehicle near the intersection of N Bedford St and W Washington Ave when she was approached by a black male, 30-40 years of age, about 5 foot 7 inches tall, and wearing a blue hoodie over gray sweatpants.  This individual demanded her car keys and purse, and then physically removed these items from the victim after a short struggle.  The victim was struck in the eye during the struggle.  The suspect then got into the victim's gray Infinity QX56 SUV and fled the area. 

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Released 10/20/2021 at 12:33 AM by Lt. Michael Richardson

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