Man arrested for battery after incident at UW-Madison campus

MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- An arrest has been made after a man was beaten and robbed outside of Vilas Hall at the University of Wisconsin Madison campus.

University of Wisconsin-Madison Police Officers responded to a report of an injured man on Thursday. The man was taken to a local hospital with significant injuries. 

A crime warning was sent out to students, advising them of the incident and asking the public for information.

UWPD officers conducted multiple interviews and were able to identify a suspect.

On Friday, officers took a 58-year-old Madison man into custody.

He was booked into the Dane County Jail on felony charges of substantial battery, robbery with use of force, and parole violation. 

The suspect is not affiliated with UW-Madison, police say. 

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