MPD searches for teen intruders

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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)--- Police are searching for several young burglars after they stole a backpack that contained electronics on Monday night.

Joel Despain, a spokesperson with the Madison Police Department, said it happened inside the Statesider apartment building on N. Frances Street. Residents spotted four or five younger teens trying to access apartments around 9:30 p.m. One teen grabbed a backpack that had been left in a common area as all of them ran down a stairwell.

Despain said the victim, a college student, contacted security.

Police are reviewing security footage so they can attempt to identify the intruders.

Anyone with information is being asked to call Madison Area Crime Stoppers at (608) 266-6014.