Crime

Group of men pull 5 guns, rob man during arranged social media meet, police say

MADISON, Wis. - A group of men pulled five guns and robbed a 20-year-old Madison man Sunday night, according to a news release from the Madison Police Department. 

The victim told police he had arranged to meet with one of the men on Oakbridge Court because he had gotten to know him over social media.

Police said the man claimed that four robbers used five guns, adding that one man had a pistol in each hand.

The victim was robbed of his cellphone, cash and his own handgun in the holdup. He said his gun is real but not functional. 

 

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