MADISON, Wis. — Several people were arrested Wednesday following a pair of separate attacks at Reindahl Park.
Officers with the Madison Police Department were first called to the park around 6:20 a.m. Wednesday for a report that a group of people, armed with a wooden club, beat someone. The victim was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
As officers arrived, the suspects tried to run away, but law enforcement were able to catch them. Police ended up arresting five people on charges including resisting arrest, bail jumping, carrying a concealed weapon, felon in possession of a knife, disorderly conduct, battery and more.
All five suspects were taken to the Dane County Jail.
Later that afternoon, police were called to the park again for another report of an attack.
Police said the suspect hit the victim in the face with a golf club when an argument escalated. Witnesses at the scene said the victim’s mother brought them to a local hospital.
Authorities arrested the suspect for battery and bail jumping. He was then taken to the Dane County Jail.