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A 49-year-old Madison man was arrested Sunday after robbing a Fitchburg McDonald's at gunpoint, police said. 

Fitchburg police officers responded to the incident at the McDonald's on 2845 Fish Hatchery Road around 2:40 a.m. because of a disconnected 911 call. 

When the officers arrived, they learned that the restaurant was being robbed by a gunman, according to police. 

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As the robber, identified by police as Wendell Davis, exited the fast food restaurant, police took him into custody. 

Davis was arrested on tentative charges of armed robbery and intimidation of a victim. He is now being held in the Dane County Jail. 

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Emily Hamer is a general assignment reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal. She joined the paper in April 2019 and was formerly an investigative reporting intern at the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism.