Burglary on 200 Block of Langdon prompts search
Students can opt-in to off-campus alerts through their MyUW.Image By: Cameron Lane-Flehinger
At 6:27 a.m. this morning, students received an off-campus WiscAlert notifying them of a burglary on the 200 block of Langdon Street.
“A Burglary has occurred in the 200 blk of Langdon St. Shelter in place. Lock doors/windows. Suspect is a heavy set, short, light skinned male, scruffy, red hair, wearing a baggy red sweatshirt. Suspect ran southeast,” the alert read.
16 minutes after the first alert, a second alert came through.
“Madison Police Department and UWPD continue to search for the suspect but there is no longer an immediate threat. Return to normal activities.”
Students can opt-in to off-campus wiscalerts by going to http://go.wisc.edu/wiscalerts and selecting the Off-Campus Alerts checkbox.
The off-campus alerts cover a large portion of downtown Madison that can be seen by following this link.
Madison Police Lieutenant Alexander Berkovitz of the Central District was not available for comment on the situation.Subscribe to The Daily Cardinal Newsletter