Madison squad car very tight crop

Officers found a 13-year-old boy on the ground bleeding from the head after a fight with a 16-year-old boy Saturday on the North Side, Madison police said.

The battery happened around 5:20 p.m. The 16-year-old fled with a group of his friends after the fight ended, according to Madison Police Chief Mike Koval's daily blog.

Police took the 13-year-old to a hospital. His injuries were minor. 

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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.