2 early morning gas station burglaries likely connected, police say

MADISON, Wis. - Police are investigating two early morning gas station robberies that they say are connected, according to a release.

Police were called around 4:45 a.m. to the BP gas station at 2801 Atwood Avenue for reports of someone attempting a smash-and-grab style break-in, officials said. The burglars were unsuccessful.

Around 5:05 a.m., police were called to a second BP at 4102 Commercial Avenue, where someone broke through a glass front door, according to the release. 

Investigators are still trying to determine what items were stolen, but they believe the cases are connected.

Officials ask anyone with information on the incidents to call Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 608-266-6014.


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