MPD: Man steals cash, demands ride

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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)--- Madison Police are searching for a man they said robbed an 18-year-old in a parking lot on East Washington Avenue on Saturday morning.

The Madison Police Department said the Cottage Grove man was on his way to work around 4:30 a.m. and pulled into the parking lot. The suspect opened the passenger door and took a seat. Police said the stranger did not show a weapon, but he demanded money. The victim gave him cash and provided the suspect a ride because he was ordered to do so.

Police described the suspect as a 30-35-year-old black man with a thin build. He was wearing black jeans, black shoes and a white t-shirt.

Anyone with information should contact Madison Area Crime Stoppers at (608) 266-6014.