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UPDATE: Madison Police arrest alleged driver in robbery case

Jeremiah Harris

Jeremiah Harris

UPDATED Monday, October 28, 2013 --- 3:55 p.m.

Madison Police have arrested an alleged driver in a robbery that happened early Sunday morning.

Police say a robber put a fake gun to a man's head around 3:05 a.m.on Spaight Street, and rifled through his pockets.

The man discovered the gun was fake, and chased the suspect to a waiting vehicle. The robber and driver got away.

Police tracked down the alleged driver, 18-year-old Jeremiah Harris. Officers say he confessed to being the driver during the robbery.

He was booked into jail for party to a crime-armed robbery.


Posted Sunday, October 27, 2013 --- 6:19 a.m.

According to the Madison Police Department, a robbery happened about 3:00 a.m. on the 900 block of Spaight Street. A 27-year-old man was walking when he was approached by two suspects who asked if he had a cell-phone. According to a release, the victim told the suspects he did not.

Madison Police say one of the suspects pulled out a handgun and put it to the victim's head and then started to go through the victim's pockets. The victim felt the gun was fake so he grabbed it and chased the suspects who ran away to a waiting car. The car then drove off.

The victim was not injured.

Police say they're looking for two black men about 6 feet tall. The suspects weigh about 200 pounds and were wearing dark clothing.

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