Posted, Monday, September 2, 2013 --- 5:26 p.m.
Madison police say west side couple was robbed at gunpoint as they parked their car at home.
According to a release, a man and woman were returning home to the 3000 block of Jason Place at about 12:26 a.m. Monday when the robbery occurred.
As the woman drove into the garage, the door began to close, but then opened again. The victims say almost immediately a man confronted the woman at the driver's side of the car, showed a gun and demanded money.
Then the robber and the woman struggled over her purse, which she eventually given up. A second robber went to the passenger side of the car and punched the man repeatedly.
A K-9 track indicated the robbers left the area in a vehicle. Witnesses told police a green SUV was seen leaving the area at a high rate of speed.
Madison Police describe the robbers as black, both heavyset and between 25 to 30 years old. Both were wearing dark clothes.