Madison (WKOW) -- from Madison PD: On Monday afternoon, around 4:45 p.m., Madison Police were notified of a strong-armed robbery that had occurred a short time earlier on a sidewalk in the 2000 block of Allied Drive.
A husband and wife were walking when the female perpetrator tackled the wife, and grabbed for her backpack.
The husband attempted to come to his wife's defense, but was pushed back by the male perpetrator.
The female perpetrator was able to gain control of the backpack and the criminals took off on foot.
The backpack contained several items including a money order, and 20 American flag pins.
Perpetrator #1 is described as a male, black, 17-23 years old, 5'9", slender build, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with black stripes on the sleeves, and blue jeans.
Perpetrator #2 is described as a female, black, 17-23 years old, 5'7", black hair with red highlights, slender build, wearing a tan coat, and blue jeans.