Burglar allegedly took gun from East Side home, Madison police say

September 20, 2018

A man who broke into an East Side home Tuesday allegedly took a gun from the residence before fleeing on foot through the backyards of homes in the neighborhood.

The burglary happened at about 1:30 p.m. in the 2900 block of Union Street, Madison police said.

Witnesses said the suspect forced entry into the residence.

“The homeowner reported a firearm was taken during the break-in,” said police Lt. Jamar Gary.

A police dog was brought to the scene but the suspect wasn’t found.

The suspect is a black male, 20 to 30 years old, average height and skinny build, wearing all black.

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