Madison (WKOW) -- from Madison PD: On Tuesday night, shortly after 9:00 p.m., Madison Police were called to a home on Milwaukee Street for an attempted burglary.
The victim, a 68-year old woman, says she was watching TV when she heard some rattling and scratching noises.
She went to investigate, and as she walked through her home she spotted a man.
He ran out of the front door.
It was later determined he had entered through a bedroom window after unlatching a screen.
Several officers responded to the scene, including one with a police dog.
The K9 did pick up a potential escape route taken by the burglar, but the trail eventually went cold.
The East District has been experiencing a number of burglaries similar to this one, and there was a News Release concerning these crimes posted in September.