Crime

Woman awakens to find burglar in apartment, police say

MADISON, Wis. - A woman called police after waking up to an intruder near her bed inside her downtown Madison apartment, according to Madison police.

Officers said the woman yelled at the man when she woke up, and he ran away. According to an incident report, the residents originally thought a debit card had been stolen. As of Wednesday, they reported it had not been taken by the intruder.

Police described the man as  5 feet, 8 inches to 5 feet, 9 inches tall​​​​​, 200 pounds, black or Hispanic and with a light complexion, short "buzzed" hair and a round face with a thin chin-line beard and mustache. He was wearing a red baggy sweatshirt and shorts

A preliminary investigation indicates the man may have gained access to the apartment through a window, police said.

 

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