Man from eatery's surveillance images arrested, police say

49-year-old suspected of burglarizing State Street Brats business office

Published On: Nov 20 2013 11:41:02 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 21 2013 01:15:52 PM CST
MADISON, Wis. -

Police have charged a Madison man in connection with a burglary at a downtown restaurant business office Monday.

Madison police said a citizen called the department after seeing the surveillance photos on a media website. The caller identified the man in the photo as Thad. J. Branch, 49, of Madison.

Police said Branch entered the business office at State Street Brats at about 8:24 p.m. Monday night and left with money that had been stored in the office. On Wednesday morning, police shared surveillance images of a man standing near a desk in an office and asked for help from the public in identifying the man pictured.

Branch was arrested on the north side of Madison Wednesday afternoon, police said. He is charged with burglary and is being held on a probation hold, according to the report.

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