UW-Madison Student Victim of Battery; UWPD Investigating

  • Incident date: December 21, 2013, 2:15 am
  • Incident type: null
  • Location/address: 300 North Frances Street

On Saturday, December 21 at approximately 2:15 A.M., a 23-year-old male UW-Madison student was a victim of a battery.

The victim was walking with a group in the 300 block of N. Frances Street when a suspect from another group punched him without warning. The victim required medical treatment including stiches as a result of the assault.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his 20’s, 5’8”, 180 lbs., short dark hair, with a thin outline style beard, and last seen wearing a white jacket with a horizontal blue stripe and yellow stripe with grey shoulders and sleeves, dark pants, and white athletic shoes. The suspect fled into a nearby parking ramp. Officers conducted a thorough search of the area but were unable to locate the suspect.

The UW-Madison Police Department is actively investigating this case. If anyone has any information about this incident, please call the UW-Madison Police Department at 608-264-COPS.

Earlier this morning, UW-Madison students, faculty, and staff received an email notification informing them of this incident and providing them with safety and crime prevention information. For more general safety tips, please go to: http://www.uwpd.wisc.edu/crime-prevention-tips.htm.