Author: Alexander Kofman
The students, faculty and staff of UW-Madison were alerted just after 12 p.m. today of an armed man suspected of holding up a Pizza Hut on South Park Street.
WiscAlert-Police are investigating an armed robbery at Pizza Hut, 520 S. Park Street. The suspect was last seen in the Arboretum. Please avoid the area.
— UW-Madison Police (@UWMadisonPolice) January 29, 2019
The man absconded to the UW-Madison Arboretum where he remained until a combined effort from the UWPD, Madison police and the Dane County Sheriff’s Office apprehended him at approximately 2:30. The man, who police later named as Christian C Killian, was carrying a revolver and had been spotted earlier near St. Mary’s Hospital, according to Madison police spokesman Joel DeSpain.
This is the 21st robbery of the year in Madison.