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Bakery battery leads to arrest

Published On: Jun 16 2014 10:43:34 AM CDT   Updated On: Jun 16 2014 11:29:40 AM CDT
Robert Evans

Robert Evans

MADISON, Wis. -

A Madison man beat a woman inside a bakery with a wooden table leg Friday afternoon, according to a report from Madison police.

Witnesses called 911 when they saw the attack at Pan & Pan Bakery at 1901 S. Park St. at 5:59 p.m. They told police the man also pushed the woman against a wall.

The victim would not identify herself to police.

A cookie display container was knocked to the floor and a computer monitor was damaged during the fight, police said.

Officers said they found Robert Evans, 67, walking near the area. He told police he and the woman are both homeless and were fighting over money.

Evans was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage to property and three counts of disorderly conduct while armed.

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