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Man on bike attempted robbery Saturday night, officials say

No weapon was seen after man demanded runner's iPod

MONONA, Wis. - Monona police responded to a report of an attempted robbery Saturday night, according to a release.

Police responded to the intersection of Bridge Road and Midwood Avenue in Monona around 8:15 p.m., according to the release.

Officials say a man was jogging when a man on a bike approached him, told him he had a gun and demanded his iPod.

The victim ran toward a passing vehicle and the man on the bike fled north on Midwood, according to the release.

Officials say a weapon was not displayed.

The robber is described as a white male, 20 to 25 years old with short, light brown hair and sunken eyes, according to the release. The man was last seen wearing a blue tank top, tan shorts and slipper-type shoes. He was riding a smaller BMX blue bike.

Officials ask anyone with information to call Monona police at 222-0463.


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