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Police search for suspect after strong armed robbery

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MADISON (WKOW) -- The Madison Police Department searches for a suspect after a strong armed robbery.

It happened on Saturday about 3:00 p.m. on the 1600 block of Stoughton Road at the PDQ gas station.

A 59-year-old woman from La Crosse was walking into the PDQ when a suspect approached her and grabbed her purse off her arm. There was a short struggle. The woman was dragged several feet. She then released the purse and the suspect ran away.

The suspect was seen getting into a nearby car that was parked on Mendota Street.

The van was described as green in color with gold accents and a Wisconsin registration plate.

The suspect is described as a black, male in his late teens to early 20s with a heavier build. He was wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt and gray sweat pants.

Anyone with information should call the Madison Police Department or Crimestoppers.

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