PD: Armed man threatens Fitchburg resident with gun to head

Fitchburg police are looking for an armed man who reportedly held a gun to a Fitchburg resident’s head and threatened the person early Sunday morning.

Fitchburg police were sent to the 2300 block of High Ridge Trail around 2:15 a.m. for reports of a person with a gun, according to a release.

Police said the victim was standing outside of their front door when they were approached by a man who demanded to be let inside the victim’s residence.

When the victim refused, the man pulled out a gun, held it to the victim’s head, punched the victim and then left, according to the release.

The armed man is described as black, 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches tall with a slender build. He was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, white shirt, black shorts and a mask covering his face.

Officials ask anyone with information on the incident to call the Fitchburg Police Department at 608-270-4300 or Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 608-266-6014.