Man robs Madison woman at gunpoint

Posted Friday, September 20, 2013 --- 10:00 a.m.

Madison Police are searching for a man who robbed a woman at gunpoint early Friday morning.

The man approached the victim around 1:43 a.m. as she walked on Lathrop St. near Chadbourne Ave.

The man demanded her belongings. When she asked why she should hand over her things, he pointed a handgun at her and said, “because I need them”.

The suspect ran away after the victim gave him her purse and iPhone. She was not injured.

Madison Police describe the suspect as: Male, black, 20's, thin build, 5'6", wearing a dark sweatshirt.


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