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Panhandler arrested after State Street altercation

MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison Police arrested a man Tuesday afternoon for allegedly shoving a fellow panhandler on State Street.

According to police, the suspect, 48-year-old Earlie Wilson, also known as "Tip Top," shoved the victim to the ground, after the victim told Wilson to wait his turn for a spot they apparently shared.

When the officer arrived, "Tip Top" resisted arrested and the officer had to call in back-up.

Wilson faces tentative charges of disorderly conduct and resisting.

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