Police: Robber takes woman’s bag, pulls gun

Police: Robber takes woman’s bag, pulls gun

A robber pulled a gun on a woman who was chasing the robber to get her bag back on Friday night.

A 23-year-old Madison woman told police she was walking on Williamson Street Friday night when at about 10:30 when a woman got out of the back seat of a car and began following her. She said the woman grabbed the strap of her messenger bag and she lost a tug-of-war over the bag.

When the woman ran after the robber the robber turned around and displayed a handgun.

The woman said the robber took off while she ran into the street to flag someone down to call police.

The robber is described as black, 25-26 years old, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 200-220 pounds with a dark complexion. She was wearing a gray zip-up hooded sweatshirt, pajama pants and black boots.