Madison Police arrest man after failed robbery attempt

Posted Friday, September 20, 2013 --- 10:58 a.m.

Madison Police arrested a suspect in a failed robbery attempt, thanks to a description from two victims.

Two women told police a man tried to rob them Thursday night around 8:20 on W. Johnson St.

They told police he suddenly appeared out of the shadows, wielding a knife and telling one of them he wanted her phone.

The women ran away and immediately called 911. Police say they provided a very good description of the suspect.

Police flooded the area, and arrested 37-year-old Antonio Fleming on N. Brooks St.

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