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Police: Man punches woman on Madison Metro bus

Police say suspect was intoxicated when he struck another passenger

MADISON, Wis. - A man riding the bus Saturday was arrested after police said he hit another passenger, a woman he did not know.

Isaac Tillman, 39, was arrested on suspicion of battery, disorderly conduct and resisting officers, according to a Madison Police Department incident report.

Police said Tillman was intoxicated on the Madison Metro about 7:30 a.m. when he struck the victim after she asked the bus driver a question about the route.

Tillman asked the woman "if she wanted some of this?" and then hit her several times in the face, according to police.

According to the incident report, after he hit the woman, Tillman was restrained by other passengers until officers arrived.

Tillman was taken to the Dane County Jail.

Police said the woman was not injured and did not require medical assistance.


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