Man tries to flee Mallards team store, charged with burglary

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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -- A man was taken to jail on charges of burglary on the north side of Madison Friday night.

A burglar was reported inside the Madison Mallards team store at 2920 N. Sherman Ave. at 11 p.m., according to Madison Police Chief Mike Koval's blog.

Joel DeSpain, a spokesperson for the Madison Police Department, said an employee for the Mallards called police after seeing the suspect on a live video feed.

Officers set up a perimeter and a K9 entered the stadium just as the 30-year-old suspect was walking out. The suspect attempted to flee but could not outrun the K9, according to the blog post.

According to DeSpain, the suspect was carrying a metal pry bar and wearing a stolen Mallards jersey and sweatshirt. Some of the store's doors had been damaged after being pried open.

The suspect was taken to jail on charges of burglary, theft, damage to property, resisting and possession of burglarious tools, according to the blog post. Police are still investigating.