On July 15, 2017, at approximately 8:07 p.m., officers of the Fitchburg Police Department were dispatched to the 5500 of Longford Terrace for a report of an armed robbery. Officers discovered a landscape worker had been approached by the suspect in the driveway of a residence. The suspect displayed a firearm and demanded money. The victim was then forced to the backyard of the home and the suspect fled in an unknown direction.
The suspect was described as a black male, 17-18 years of age, approximately 5’6”-5’8” wearing all black and a black scarf across his face.
A K-9 track was conducted, however did not locate any suspect or evidence.
There is no further information available to be released at this time.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fitchburg Police Department or Madison Area Crime Stoppers.
Fitchburg Police Department Case Number FP17-0010360