Man charged in State Street sexual assault found not competent to stand trial

MADISON, Wis. — A man charged with sexually assaulting a woman on State Street earlier this summer was found not competent to stand trial and will be required to follow a court-ordered commitment plan before his case can move forward.

Ivan Smart, 22, is charged with one count of first-degree sexual assault aided by others and one count of false imprisonment as a party to a crime.

Smart was bound over for trial in early August after a judge determined there was enough evidence to move forward with the case. A judge later ordered a competency exam for Smart, which ultimately determined he is not yet fit to stand trial.

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Prosecutors allege that Smart, with the help of another man who’s not yet been arrested, assaulted the victim after she had been waiting for a rideshare to pick her up after going to bars in the downtown area.

A follow-up court date had not yet been set for Smart as of 2:15 p.m. Friday.