UW-Madison Police step up security following weekend robberies

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Published: Apr. 16, 2022 at 2:47 PM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Authorities plan to amp up patrol downtown this weekend following two armed robberies in Madison Friday evening.

The Madison Police Department is still investigating two armed robberies near campus, one that took place at the Regent St. McDonald’s and the other at the Walgreen’s on E Campus Mall.

The two incidents occurred approximately three hours apart from each other Friday evening. No injuries have been reported and no one is in custody at this time, according to the MPD.

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