A 33-year-old Madison man tells police an armed man tried to mug him early Sunday morning.

The victim was walking on S. Bedford St. around 2:45 a.m.

He tells police a stranger pointed a handgun at him and demanded money. The victim ran away.

As he fled, the victim saw the stranger get into a red SUV that was parked nearby.

Police provided this description of the criminal: Male, 20-30 years old, 5'8", 140 to 160 pounds, wearing a dark blue winter coat over a gray hoodie. The hoodie was pulled tight around the robber's face.