Woman reports strong-armed robbery on Library Mall
MADISON, Wis. — Police received a report Monday about an attempted strong-armed robbery that took place on Library Mall over the weekend.
The victim told police she and her boyfriend were walking on Library Mall near Park Street around 6 p.m. Saturday wen a man grabbed the woman’s arm and demanded money from her, according to an incident report.
Police said the victim did not give the would-be robber anything.
The suspect is described as a white man in his 30s or 40s. Police said he has a heavy build, weighs 200 to 250 pounds and is 6 feet tall. The man was reportedly wearing a blue tank top and a chain around his neck.
According to the report, the victim’s boyfriend had a friend nearby who was also asked for money.
A woman contacted the MPD Monday wanting to report an attempted strong-armed robbery from over the weekend. The victim said she and her boyfriend were walking across Library Mall around 6:00 p.m. Saturday when a man grabbed her arm and demanded money. She did not give him any. The man was described as white, 30’s to 40’s, heavy build, 200 to 250 pounds, 6′ tall, balding with facial stubble, wearing a blue tank top. He had a chain around his neck. The man had a friend nearby who was also asked for money.
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