Posted Monday, July 23, 2012 --- 12:35 p.m.
From the Madison Police Department:
07/20/2012 - 10:22 PM
500 block N. Eau Claire Ave.
Male, black, 5'6" - 5'8", 20-25 years old, medium build, dark complexion, short hair, wearing khaki pants and a vertically striped t-shirt with light and dark green stripes.
Female, age 51, Madison
A 51-year-old woman was mugged around 10:15 p.m. Friday night as she walked in the 500 block of N. Eau Claire Ave.
A stranger grabbed her from behind and demanded her purse.
He was able to pull it away from her and run west toward Old Middleton Rd.
The victim, who speaks little English, suffered some scratches during the attack.
Her Rosetti brand purse was made of black synthetic leather.