A 22-year-old Madison man was robbed of his cellphone and backpack Sunday evening as he walked into an apartment complex near the UW campus, according to Madison police.
The incident happened just before 7 p.m. Sunday in the 500 block of West Doty Street.
According to police, one of the robbers displayed a handgun and pointed at the victim before he gave them his backpack and cell phone. The suspects than took off on foot. The victim wasn't injured.
Police describe both the men involved as black men in their late teens to early 20s, between 5 feet 9 and 5 feet 11, and thin. One of the men was last seen wearing a green hooded sweatshirt, while the other man was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Madison police, or Madison Crime Stoppers at 266-6014.