Woman robbed while grilling at a shelter in Madison

MADISON (WKOW) -- Police are looking for a man who they say robbed a woman grilling at a shelter in Madison late Wednesday night.

Police say officers responded to the shelter at Reindahl Park just before midnight. They say a woman was grilling when a 50-year-old man approached her. He told her that it was his shelter and she couldn't stay there, according to police.

According to law enforcement officers, there was an argument and the man pushed the woman to the ground. She told officers that the man then sprayed her with what they believe was pepper spray before stealing her cell phone and running away.

There are outstanding charges for the suspect, according to police. Their investigation is ongoing. Police say they don't believe there is any danger to the public.

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