Woman robbed at gunpoint outside apartment building

Armed robbery occurred Friday afternoon
Woman robbed at gunpoint outside apartment building

Town of Madison police said a woman was robbed at gunpoint outside her apartment building Friday afternoon.

Police said the woman reported she was opening the exterior entry door to her apartment building in the 2200 block of Woodview Court at about 3:38 p.m. when she was approached from behind by a man who displayed a pistol and demanded her money.

Police said the man then took the victim’s purse and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash, credit cards and the victim’s cellphone.

Police said the robber was described as a black man standing about 6 feet tall with a slender build. He was described as having short black hair and appeared to be in his late 20s, police said.