Police Investigate Strong-Armed Robbery | Crime
A 27-year-old downtown resident called police after he became the victim of a strong-armed robbery that took place around 2:30 a.m. on Sunday.
Madison police said the victim was walking near the corner of W. Main Street and Bassett Street when a man suddenly appeared and knocked the victim's iPhone from his hand.
A second man grabbed the phone and the two men ran away, police said.
The victim told police that he chased the men and watched them get into a getaway car.
The men are described as black, between the ages of 20 and 25 years old. One of the men had a stocky build and was taller than the second man, who had a thin build.
The car they got into is described as being brown and possibly a Buick LeSabre or similar style car.
Anyone with information on this crime, or other similar robberies that took place around the same time period, should call Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 608-266-6014.