Case number: 16-16017
Time of Call: 1:21AM
Location: Smithfield Drive and Williamsburg Way
On Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 at approximately 1:21AM, officers from the Fitchburg Police Department responded to the intersection of Smithfield Drive and Williamsburg Way for a 911 disconnect. During the initial investigation, officers learned a strong-arm robbery had taken place approximately 15 minutes prior to the 911 disconnect.
The investigation revealed that the victim was walking on Smithfield Drive when a silver SUV, unknown make or model, pulled up next to them. A subject exited the SUV, pushed the victim, grabbed the victim’s purse, returned to the SUV, and was last seen travelling westbound on Williamsburg Way.
The suspect is described as a black male in his 30s with a scar on his right cheek and facial hair. The suspect was wearing a dark jacket or hooded sweatshirt with the hood up and black pants.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the Fitchburg Police Department at 608-270-4300, or Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 608-266-6014.
No other information is available for release at this time.
Prepared By: Sgt. Ryan Jesberger
Phone #: 608-270-4300