Madison police investigating group of burglaries and attempted burglaries

Madison police squad car

MADISON, Wis. Madison police are looking for someone who stole a group of items from a home.

According to the Madison Police Department, it happened around 2:30 a.m. at a house on the 5500 block of Barton Road.

Officers said one of the residents’ purse was stolen along with a group of other items.

Some of those items were later found scattered on the home’s front lawn.

When police were investigating the burglary, they received a call about two attempted burglaries nearby.

People living in two houses on Dorsett Drive reported a man unsuccessfully trying to break into their homes.

Anyone with information about the burglary is asked to call the Madison Police Department at 608-255-2345.