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iPhone thief targets women on Madison Metro buses

iPhone thief targets women on Madison Metro buses

Incident Type

Theft

Incident Date

04/26/2013 - 1:10 PM

Address

400 Science Dr.

Suspect(s)

Male, black, teens to early 20's, 5'6" to 5'8", 150 pounds.

Victim(s)

Female, age 19, Madison
Female, age 23, Madison
Female, age 30, Madison

Details

The MPD is seeking your help in identifying a young thief who detectives believe has stolen iPhones out of the hands of 3 Madison Metro bus passengers on 3 separate dates in April.

He typically targets women seated near rear doors and waits for the bus to stop. When a rear door opens, he makes his move. The cases have all happened on the near west side.

A 30-year old Madison woman had her iPhone taken near the intersection of Regent St. and N. Midvale Blvd. around 11:30 a.m. on April 12.

A 23-year old Madison woman had her iPhone taken in the 2000 block of University Ave. around 1:30 p.m. on April 19.

A 19-year old woman had her iPhone stolen in the 400 block of Science Dr. around 1:10 p.m. on April 26.

Anyone with information on these crimes is urged to contact Madison Area Crime Stoppers.

 

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