Police: 4 men invade apartment, take jewelry

Madison police

Four men armed with bats broke into a downtown apartment and stole jewelry early Thursday morning, according to a release from Madison police.

A 20-year-old woman who was in the apartment during the break-in told police she fled to a neighbor who helped her contact police at 12:20 a.m. The 19-year-old man who rents the apartment was not home at the time.

When the man returned to his apartment in the 400 block of West Washington Avenue, he discovered some of his property missing.

Police said they believe the apartment was targeted.