Stranger punches woman in face on State Street

Police: Woman punched in downtown Madison
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Madison police said a woman walking in the 400 block of State Street was knocked down by punch from a stranger early Saturday morning.

Police said someone grabbed the 20-year-old victim’s arm at about 2:50 a.m. Saturday.

She turned to see who her assailant was, and was punched in the face, according to a Madison Police Department incident report.

She fell to the ground and did not get a good look at her attacker.

Police said the battery remains under investigation.