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UPDATE: Badgers QB injured in early morning mugging

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UPDATED Monday, July 22, 2013 --- 5:00 p.m.

Wisconsin Athletics has confirmed that Badgers quarterback Tanner McEvoy was the victim of what Madison police are calling a “strong armed robbery” early Sunday morning.

He suffered minor injuries and had his wallet, watch, and iPhone stolen. He resumed team activities on Monday.

Below is a statement from UW football coach Gary Andersen:

“First and foremost we are happy that Tanner is physically ok after this attack. It’s terrible to get a call about something like this but we are grateful the injuries were not serious.”


Posted Monday, July 22, 2013 --- 10:52 a.m.

A 20-year-old Madison man was injured in a mugging early Sunday morning.

It happened around 1:45 a.m. near the intersection of Wisconsin Ave. and E. Dayton St.

Police say the man was hit in the head, and the suspects stole his wallet, watch and iPhone.

Witnesses reported seeing two men and two women near the victim during the attack. All fled toward the Capitol Square.

The victim suffered two cuts to the head.

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