West Madison gas station robbed at gunpoint, police say
MADISON, Wis. — A west Madison gas station was robbed Saturday night at gunpoint, police said.
The Madison Police Department said police responded at 8 p.m. to a report of a robbery at the BP station at 5445 University Ave.
Police said a gunman made off with cash from the till.
A police dog was unable to track the robber, according to the report.
The armed man was described as black with a lighter complexion, in his late teens, 6 feet tall with a slender build. Police said he was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood up, black pants and black shoes.
Minutes before the robbery, a car was stolen from the BP gas station lot and crashed on Craig Avenue. Investigators are looking into the possibility the two cases are connected, according to the report.
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