Police: Man attempts robbery at Eastside Kwik Trip

Madison police squad car

MADISON, Wis. — Police are looking for a man who allegedly stole a pack of cigarettes after attempting to take money from the cash register at a Kwik Trip on Madison’s east side Sunday Night.

Officers responded to the incident at the Kwik Trip on 3528 East Washington Avenue at 11:30 p.m. Sunday Night.

According to the sales clerk a man with a black mask and gray hoodie asked for a pack of cigarettes. When the Clerk rang it up, the suspect asked for all of the money in the register.

The clerks says he thought the man was joking and did not give him the money. After ignoring the suspects demands, the man grabbed the cigarettes and left.

This is an ongoing investigation and we will update with more information if it’s made available.