A Waunakee man was attacked at a Metro Bus transfer point Monday night, according to a report from Madison police.

Officers said Marcus I. Curtis, 32, of Madison struck up a conversation with a 38-year-old man around 10:30 p.m. at the south transfer point on Badger Road and asked the victim for a cigarette before punching the victim and running away with a friend.

Police said Curtis returned but took the victim’s smartphone before he fled again.

Officers arrested Curtis nearby on suspicion of robbery with the use of force.

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