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Police seeking man who approached elementary school students in Madison

MADISON (WKOW) — Police are looking to identify a man who spoke with a couple of students last Tuesday afternoon on the playground of Orchard Ridge Elementary School in Madison.

The man also threw a couple of pieces of candy on the ground, near the students, according to a Madison police incident report.  The children were with a staff member who walked them back into the building.

The man also attempted to enter the school, but the door was locked, and he left.

He is described as black, wearing a tan trench coat, a Green Bay Packers winter hat, and carrying metal crutches.

Detectives are looking to identify the man. Anyone with information can contact Madison Area Crime Stoppers at (608) 266-6014.

Chris Watkins

Social Media & Digital Content Manager

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