Man jumped by 4 on south side Friday, police say

Employee shouts in store, would-be robber flees

Madison police are investigating an apparent strong-armed robbery that occurred Friday on Madison’s south side just before midnight.

A 38-year-old man told police that he was jumped by four men near West Badger Road and South Park Street at about 11:50 p.m.

According to the report, the victim suffered lacerations to his hand and face and a cut on the back of his head. Police also said the victim’s cellphone was stolen during the attack.

The victim was treated at a local hospital and released, the report noted.

Police said the victim could not provide any description of the attackers other than that they were men.