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CrimeTracker 15: Robbery at UW-Madison Memorial Library

UPDATED: Wednesday, November 21, 2012 --- 5:00 p.m.

From the UW-Madison Police Department:

At approximately 10:04AM on November 20th, 2012 a UW-Madison student was approached by a man while studying in the study carrels of Memorial Library on the UW-Madison Campus. The suspect demanded her cell phone along with other items. The student cooperated and was not harmed during this Strong Arm Robbery.

UW-Madison Police are actively looking for the suspect who is described as a black male in his early 30's, approximately 5'8" 160lbs wearing a navy blue zip jacket and a red and black baseball cap. UW-Madison Police are reviewing video footage in the area to see if an identification of the suspect can be made.

Further information on this incident will be sent out as the case develops.

If you have any information on this case, we urge you to contact UWPD at 608-262-2957.

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POSTED: Wednesday, November 21, 2012 --- 1:50 p.m.

From UW-Madison:

The University of Wisconsin Police Department is seeking information about Nov. 20 robbery in Memorial Library.

At approximately 10:04 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20, a UW- Madison student was approached by a man while studying in the study carrels of Memorial Library. The suspect demanded the student’s cell phone along with other items. The student cooperated and was not harmed.

Police are actively looking for the suspect, who is described as a black male in his early 30s, approximately 5'8" 160 lbs. wearing a navy blue zip jacket and a red and black baseball cap.

UW-Madison Police are reviewing video footage in the area to see if an identification of the suspect can be made.

In general, police advise students to study in groups, if possible, have a cell phone and call 911 in an emergency. If you have any information on this case, contact UWPD at (608) 262- 2957.


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