Two people were attacked in two separate incidents in downtown Madison early Sunday morning, according to news alerts from the Madison Police Department.
A 22-year-old from Cedarburg was talking on his cellphone while he was walking in the 400 block of West Gorham Street just after 1 a.m. when someone punched him from behind, police said.
Another person shoved the 22-year-old to the ground, and a third person reportedly kicked and punched him, according to the alert. One of the attackers took the man’s phone.
The 22-year-old was not able to provide a description of the attackers.
Another incident happened in front of 421 W. Gilman St. around 2 a.m., Madison police said.
A 22-year-old Madison man was walking on Gilman Street when a man punched him without warning or apparent reason, according to the alert.
Both attack victims were taken to the hospital for injuries.