UWPD seeks info on Memorial Library robbery

Nov. 21, 2012

The University of Wisconsin Police Department is seeking information about Nov. 20 robbery in Memorial Library.

At approximately 10:04 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20, a UW- Madison student was approached by a man while studying in the study carrels of Memorial Library. The suspect demanded the student’s cell phone along with other items. The student cooperated and was not harmed.

Police are actively looking for the suspect, who is described as a black male in his early 30s, approximately 5'8" 160 lbs. wearing a navy blue zip jacket and a red and black baseball cap.

UW-Madison Police are reviewing video footage in the area to see if an identification of the suspect can be made.

In general, police advise students to study in groups, if possible, have a cell phone and call 911 in an emergency. If you have any information on this case, contact UWPD at (608) 262- 2957.