Man tries to chase person who broke into his car on west side, police say

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MADISON, Wis. — A Madison man says he tried to chase someone broke into his car while he was at work on the city’s west side earlier this week.

The Madison Police Department says officers were called to Charmany Drive off of Rosa Road Tuesday morning after the man reported the robbery.

The man says he was working nearby and returned to his vehicle during a break to find someone walking away with items from his vehicle. The man tried to confront the person and chased after them, but stopped when the suspect said he had a weapon.

The victim said he didn’t see the weapon and did not report any injuries from the pursuit.

Police say as of Thursday morning, no arrests have been made, but they are continuing to investigate.