MPD: Madison teen robbed during ride home from strangers

Madison police squad car

MADISON, Wis. — An 18-year-old Madison man told police he was robbed early Sunday morning after accepting a ride home with strangers.

The man accepted the ride along the 1300 block of Regent Street, according to a release by the Madison Police Department.

The victim said he was in the passenger seat and three men were seated behind him. During the ride, one of the men put the victim in a headlock while demanding his wallet and phone, the release said.

The men took the teen’s money and phone. Police said the teen got his wallet back.