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Police search for man in violent mugging on Madison’s east side

MADISON (WKOW) — Police in Madison are looking for a man they say mugged another man who was walking along East Washington Avenue Monday night.

Police say it happened just after 9:00 p.m. on the 1800 block of East Washington Avenue. A 39-year-old Madison man told officers a stranger approached him from behind and punched him several times in the head. The victim says the suspect stole his backpack, which had clothing, electronics, and his checkbook inside.

The victim suffered facial injuries, according to police.

The male suspect is described as between 40 and 45 years old, 5’6″ to 5’8″ tall, medium build and length, with blondish hair and facial stubble. He was last seen wearing a dirty gray or blue t-shirt and bleached or faded jeans.

If you have any information call Madison Area Crime Stoppers at (608) 266-6014.



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