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Man pistol whipped in Cottage Grove Road apartment building

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MADISON (WKOW) -- A 22-year-old Madison man was pistol whipped and robbed of his wallet Sunday morning.

It happened in a common area of a Cottage Grove Road apartment building.  The victim states a man, in the company of two women, offered to sell him drugs.  

He states the women then grabbed his arms and the man pulled out a handgun.  The victim states he was struck in the face two times. 

The victim was taken to a hospital for treatment of a cut. 

The male suspect was described as a tall, thin black man, wearing a black flat brimmed hat.  The women were both in their early 20's.  One had black hair with blonde highlights; she was wearing a black jacket and dark jeans.  The second female had short black hair and was wearing shorts and a black and white striped blouse.

This is not believed to be a random crime.

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