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Battery victim fights off attempted robber


Madison (WKOW) -- from Madison PD:  Early Sunday morning, the Madison Police responded to a report of an attempted robbery on the 400 block of West Gorham Street.

  The victim told police that a man approached him and struck up a conversation.

  The man then demanded the victim's wallet, but he refused to give it up.

  According to the Madison Police, the man then punched the victim in the face and knocked him down.

  The two struggled, and the victim managed to kick the attempted robber in the face or chest.

  Police say the suspect then fled the scene and ran down University Avenue.

  The perpetrator is described as a white male in his late 20's to early 30's, between 5'10" to 6' tall, roughly 215 to 225 pounds, with short brown hair, and wearing a white hooded jacket, blue jeans, and white shoes.

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