Posted Tuesday, February 25, 2014 --- 7:24 p.m.
According to the Madison Police Department, on Sunday morning a 33-year-old man was almost robbed on S. Beford St.
At 2:45 a.m., a man approached the victim and pointed a handgun at him demanding money, according to a release.
The victim then ran away. As he fled, he saw his assailant get into a red SUV that was parked nearby. The suspect is described as a male, 20-30 years old, 5'8", 140 to 160 pounds, wearing a dark blue winter coat over a gray hoodie, according to the release.