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MPD Investigating Armed Robbery

Crime Alert

Incident date

April 21, 2017, 2:15 AM

Incident type

Armed Robbery


Spring and Mills Streets


Early Friday, April 21, 2017 at approximately 2:15 a.m., an armed robbery was reported to have occurred at the intersection of Mills and Spring Streets. Two suspects approached an individual, displayed a handgun, and demanded their property. The two suspects then fled the scene. The victim was not physically injured and called 911.

The CITY OF MADISON POLICE DEPARTMENT is investigating this incident. If you have any information about the crime, please call (608) 255-2345.

While nothing is failsafe, here are some suggestions everyone should consider:

  • Students are reminded, as a general safety rule, to be aware of your surroundings at all times, especially at night. Never resist giving up your property when you’re confronted by an individual with a weapon.
  • When you go out, consider going out as part of a group.
  • Use and encourage others to have a companion or a safe means of getting home, i.e., a trusted friend, taxi, or SAFEwalk at 608-262-5000.

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