UWPD Investigating Weekend Assault

  • Case number: 24-0332
  • Incident date: March 3, 2024, 8:30 pm
  • Incident type: Assault
  • Location/address: Linden Drive & Observatory Drive

On Monday, March 4, 2024, two UW-Madison students reported they were assaulted by strangers on Sunday evening at approximately 8:30 p.m. as they were walking near the intersection of Linden Drive and Babcock Drive.

The victims report walking by a group of six males. Three of the unknown men then followed the victims a short distance. When the victims stopped to interact with the suspects, two of the suspects punched the victims in the face and head. The victims reported the others in the group stood by and watched the assault occur. The victims were able to walk away from the scene and were unaware where the group went after.

The UW-Madison Police Department is actively investigating this case. If you have any information, please call us at (608) 264-2677 or send tips through the BadgerSAFE app.