UPDATE: Madison man arrested for attempted armed robbery at auto parts store

UPDATE: Dane Co. Sheriff

Brandon Hunt

UPDATED Wednesday, February 5, 2014 --- 4:00 p.m.

Dane Co. Sheriff's detectives have arrested a man suspected in the attempted armed robbery of the O'Reilly Auto Parts store on Stoughton Rd.

According to a release, detectives arrested 22-year-old Brandon Hunt of Madison on January 30th.

Details on the January 28th crime are posted below.

Hunt is a suspect in several other incidents, including some in other jurisdictions. Along with the armed robbery charges, he was also booked into the Dane County Jail on a charge of resisting an officer.


Posted Wednesday, January 29, 2014 --- 10:10 a.m.

Dane Co. deputies are investigating an attempted armed robbery at an auto parts store in the Town of Blooming Grove.

It happened Tuesday at 10:27 p.m. at O'Reilly Auto Parts at 1830 S. Stoughton Rd.

Deputies say a lone man wearing a ski mask entered the store, displayed a handgun and ordered two employees into a back room.

The suspect then fled on foot to a nearby getaway vehicle, and it does not appear that he took anything. No one was injured.

Authorities are still investigating. Anyone with information on the crime is asked to call the Dane County tip line at (608) 284-6900.

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