Man robbed on Metro bus

Victim punched in face

Published On: Nov 08 2013 09:43:23 AM CST

A 41-year-old Madison man was robbed while riding on a Metro bus Thursday night, according to Madison police.

The victim told police he had his cellphone snatched from his hand while traveling in the 2100 block of South Park Street at about 11 p.m. He said the thief handed his phone to an accomplice and both got off the bus.

When the victim attempted to follow the men he was punched in the face, according to police.

One of the men is described as black, 25-26 years old and 6 feet tall with a muscular build. He was wearing black pants and a black jacket. The other man is described as white, 25-26 years old, 5 feet 5 inches tall with a heavy build. He was wearing a white shirt and black pants.

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