Police looking for man who tried to rob someone at gunpoint

Madison police squad door

MADISON, Wis. — Police say a man attempted to rob a victim at gunpoint on Madison’s west side Tuesday night.

The robber held a semi-automatic pistol up to a victim and demanded their cash.

Police say the victim ran to a nearby business and called police.

Police said the robbery took place just after 8 pm near the 4600 block of Verona Road.


Officers said the robber was wearing a black medical mask and a black jacket.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call the Madison Police Department at 255-2345.