Madison man fights off 2 would-be robbers

Posted Monday, October 21, 2013 --- 10:50 a.m.

Madison Police say a man fought off two would-be robbers this morning as they tried to take his phone.

The Madison man was waiting for a bus around 5:17 a.m. in the 3000 block of E. Washington Ave. when two teens approached.

They demanded his cell phone. The victim fought them off and was able to keep his phone.

The victim suffered a head cut during the fight that required a couple of staples to close.

Police provided the following descriptions of the would-be robbers:

1: Male, black, 18-19 years old, wearing a baseball cap and black clothing.

2: Male, black, 18-19 years old, wearing dark clothing.

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