CrimeTracker 15: Teens Arrested After Mugging Voter

Posted Tuesday, June 5, 2012 --- 3:53 p.m.

Incident Report from the Madison Police Department:

Incident Type:
Robbery

Incident Date:
06/05/2012 - 11:31 AM

Address:
201 S. Gammon Rd. (outside of Memorial High School)

Arrested:
Male, age 16, Madison
Male, age 16, Madison
Teens were arrested and tentatively charged with Strong-Armed Robbery.

Victim:
Male, 70's, Madison
(exact age of victim could not be confirmed at time of release)

Details:
A Madison voter, who is in his 70’s and uses a walker to get around, was mugged around 11:30 a.m. while on his way to vote at the Lussier Community Education Center, 55 S Gammon Rd.

The victim was on a sidewalk outside of nearby Memorial High School, 201 S. Gammon Rd., when he was pushed hard from behind.

He fell and two 16-year old suspects stole his wallet.

School surveillance video was used to help identify the robbers.

Both are students at Memorial and they were arrested inside the school. The stolen wallet was recovered from a bathroom. The victim was taken to a medical clinic to get checked out but was not seriously injured.


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