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Police: Robbers ask for drugs, take man's belongings

Published On: Aug 06 2014 06:42:43 AM CDT
Updated On: Jun 13 2014 12:19:47 PM CDT
MADISON, Wis. -

A 30-year-old Madison man was robbed at gunpoint in downtown Madison early Friday morning, according to a release from Madison police.

The victim told police three men approached him in the 600 block of Howard Place, and at least one of them was armed with a handgun.

He was asked where the drugs were and ended up giving the robbers his phone, wallet and backpack. He told police he didn't have any drugs.

Police said the victim waited about a half-hour before contacting police.

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