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Man hits woman, steals her backpack and glasses Downtown, Madison police say
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Man hits woman, steals her backpack and glasses Downtown, Madison police say

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A woman was tying her shoe while waiting for the bus Wednesday night when a man came up to her, hit her and robbed her Downtown, Madison police say. 

Officers responded to the robbery in the 100 block of North Butler Street around 4:10 p.m., according to the Madison Police Department. The woman was not injured during the incident. 

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The woman told police that the man fled on foot. He took her backpack and glasses with him, police said. 

The man, who is still at large, is described as a roughly 45-year-old Black man wearing a black shirt and light blue pants, police said. Anyone with information is asked to call (608) 255-2345 or (608) 266-6014. 

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